Saturday, November 17, 2007

Snickerdoodle cookies - November 17. 2007

1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose unbleached flour
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar, eggs and vanilla. Blend in flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt. Place in fridge for at least 1/2 an hour. Shape dough by rounded spoonfuls into balls.
Mix the 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon. Roll balls of dough in mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 10 minutes, or until set but not too hard. Remove immediately from baking sheets.

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