Apple Pie Snickerdoodles
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup butter
2 3/4 cups All-Purpose flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon Apple Pie Spice (see note to make homemade)
Preheat oven to 400º.
Mix 1/4 cup sugar and apple pie spice together and set aside.
In a large bowl beat 1 1/2 cups sugar, shortening, butter and eggs. Stir in
flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
Shape dough into well rounded, teaspoonful size balls. Roll in sugar-spice
mixture. Place about 2" apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes.
Remove and cool on racks.
Makes 4 dozen cookies.
Homemade Apple Pie Spice Ingredients:
1/4 cup ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons ground ginger
Mix thoroughly all above. Store in labeled airtight container or zip-lock type
bag. Use as requested in recipes