Amish Puff Cookies

1 c. shortening, rounded
1 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. granulated sugar
2 eggs
2 3/4 c. flour
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt

Mix shortening, sugar and eggs thoroughly. Mix dry ingredients and add to sugar mixture. Chill. Form into balls and roll into mixture of 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon or add chocolate chips. Press balls with hand. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 – 10 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet. Cookies will puff, then settle down and look crinkly.

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