This Crisco recipe is the one we like best!


1-1/2 cups sugar
1 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening or 1 stick
OR 1 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
2 large eggs
2 Tbsp milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 
2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt

Cinnamon-Sugar Mixture:
1/4 cup sugar
1 Tbsp ground cinnamon


  1. HEAT oven to 400°F.
  2. COMBINE sugar, shortening, eggs, milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended.
  3. COMBINE flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.* Add gradually to shortening mixture at low speed. Mix just until blended. 
  4. COMBINE remaining 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon* in small bowl. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  5. BAKE 7 to 8 minutes. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets. Place on cooling racks to cool completely.
  6. Cinnamon-sugar mixture can be put in resealable plastic food storage bag. Place 2 to 3 cookie dough balls at a time in bag. Seal. Shake to sugar-coat dough.

*Variation for Colored Sugar Snicerdoodles: Add cinnamon to flour mixture in Step 3. Combine 3 tablespoons colored sugar and 3 tablespoons granulated sugar to use for coating instead of cinnamon-sugar mixture.


3 dozen??



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