I love to make these, but I hadn't made them in a long time and these were a perfect batch.
I have tried many and I have sampled lots.
2 3/4 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups of fine sugar (Baking Sugar is nice)
1 Stick REAL butter softened room temperature
1/2 cup of Crisco Butter Shortening
2 teaspoons Cream of Tartar
1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
1 Tablespoon Vanilla ( you can use 1 teaspoon)
1/8 teaspoon salt ( I use kosher flake)
2 Eggs room temperature
For Cinnamon Sugar Coating
1/2 sugar fine sugar
2 heaping teaspoons of Cinnamon
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
1. Cream and Butter on shortening then add sugar and mix thoroughly do not overwork it.
2. Add eggs, baking soda, cream of tartar and vanilla
3. Add flour take your time adding the flour and incorporate well
4. Use a medium cookie scooper, scoop the batter and roll into sugar
Bake 2 inches apart for 8-9 minutes cool on cooling rack.