These cookies may not ensure a win for the Seahawks today – but they sure can’t hurt! Straight from the 1950 Betty Crocker New Picture Cookbook – which is becoming more scarce and hard-to-find every year.
1 C soft shortening (I sub with unsalted butter)
1 1/2 C sugar
2 3/4 C Flour
2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp soda
1/4 tsp salt
Heat oven to 400. Mix shortening, sugar and eggs thoroughly. Measure flour by dip-level-pour method or by sifting. Blend all dry ingredients. Stir in. Roll into balls the size of small walnuts. Roll in mixture of 2 tbsp sugar and 2 tsp cinnamon. Place 2″ apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes. These puff up, and then flatten out.
Ready for the oven…