Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Doodles


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From the kitchen of Jan Scott

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
8-10 minutes
Tags: Fun to make with kids, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly, Travels well


1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup of margarine or butter
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
2 3/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Mix 1 1/2 cups sugar, margarine, shortening, and eggs.

  3. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.

  4. In a separate bowl, mix together 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon.

  5. Take a rounded teaspoon of dough and dip into sugar and cinnamon.

  6. Place on cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.

  7. Bake 8-10 minutes.


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