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Christmas Snickerdoodles (Cookie Exchange Quantity)

  • Prep 1 hr 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 72

Red and green sugars dress up a best-loved cookie for the holidays. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
tablespoons Betty Crocker™ Decors red sugar
1
tablespoon ground cinnamon
2
tablespoons Betty Crocker™ Decors green sugar
1 1/2
cups sugar
1/2
cup shortening
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
eggs
2 3/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons cream of tartar
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400ºF. In small bowl, mix red sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons of the cinnamon; set aside. In another small bowl, mix green sugar and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat sugar, shortening, butter and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
  • 3
    Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls. Roll in sugar-cinnamon mixtures. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until centers are almost set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

  • Cookie dough can be covered and refrigerated for up to 24 hours before baking. If it's too firm, let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • These rich cinnamon-sugar cookies make a great gift! Place a bag of them in a small basket along with packets of cappuccino or hot chocolate mix.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
35mg
2%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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