Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies


1 cup butter (softened) 

1 1/2 cups sugar

2 large eggs

2 3/4 cups flour

2 teaspoons cream of tartar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons sugar

3 teaspoons cinnamon


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Mix butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar and eggs thoroughly in a large bowl.

3. Combine flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl.

4. Blend dry ingredients into butter mixture.

5. Mix 3 tablespoons sugar, and 3 teaspoons cinnamon in a small bowl.

6. Scoop 1 inch globs of dough into the sugar/ cinnamon mixture.

7. Coat by gently rolling balls of dough in the sugar mixture.

Place on  ungreased cookie sheet, and bake 10 minutes.

Remove from pan and transfer to a cooling rack.