Yields: 30 servings | Preheat oven to 400 degrees
1 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2 eggs 2 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons white sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
DIRECTIONS: 1. 2. In a large bowl, mix together the shortening and 1 1/2 cups of white sugar until smooth. Stir in the eggs one at a time, blending well after each. Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; stir into the batter until blended. 2. Roll the dough into balls the size of small walnuts. Roll in a mixture of 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. 3. Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned, but still soft.