Cinnamon Snickerdoodles
Contributed by Diane S.

Faith W. Lyman, Severna Park

"The following is one of my family's favorite holiday cookies."

Makes about 6 dozen

1 cup shortening (part butter or margarine)
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 3/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 cup cinnamon drops (candies)

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Mix shortening, sugar and eggs thoroughly. Mix
flour, cream of tartar, soda, salt and cinnamon. Stir into shortening
mixture. Add cinnamon drops. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on
an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes.

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