The Very Best Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe

1/2 C butter (softened)
1/2 C shortening
1 1/2 C white sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 3/4 flour
2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cream together butter, shortening, 1 1/2 cups of the sugar, eggs and vanilla. Blend in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and the salt. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into balls. Mix remaining 2 tbsp sugar and cinnamon. Roll balls of cookie dough in sugar and cinnamon mixture. Set balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 – 10 minutes, or until set. Remove from baking sheets immediately.

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