(makes 4 dozen)
*1/2 cup butter, softened
*1/2 cup shortening
*1 1/2 cups white sugar
*2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
*2 teaspoons cream of tarter
*2 3/4 cups all purpose flour
*1 teaspoon cinnamon
*1 teaspoon baking soda
*1/4 teaspoon salt
*3 tablespoons white sugar
*3 teaspoons cinnamon
~Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
~Cream together, butter, shortening, 1 1/2 cups sugar, eggs & vanilla.
~Mix in the flour, cream of tarter, soda, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, & salt.
~Mix until well blended.
~Take a rounded teaspoons of dough and shape them into balls.
~Mix the 3 tablespoons sugar & 3 teaspoons cinnamon together.
~Roll the balls of cookie dough in the cinnamon sugar.
~Place on a ungreased cookie sheet.
~Bake 8 minutes. Cookies should be set but not hard.
~Remove cookies and let sit on cookie sheet for 1 minute.
~Remove and let cool on a cooling rack.