|½ cup||Soft shortening (part butter)|
|1⅓ cup||Sifted flour|
|1 teaspoon||Cream of tartar|
Cream shortening, ¾ cup sugar and egg thoroughly. Sift flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt. Add to shortening mixture. Combine cinnamon and 1 tablespoon sugar. Roll dough into balls the size of small walnuts, then in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake at 400 for 8-10 minutes, until lightly browned, but still soft.
From the book <High Cotton Cookin'>, Marvell Academy Mothers Assn, Marvell, AR 72366, ISBN 0-918544-14-9, downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .
Random recipe of the day