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Ingredients

1 cup margarine
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon

Instructions

Cream together margarine, sugar and eggs. Combine flour, cream of tartar and soda, and add them to the creamed mixture until well blended. Mix 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon in a small bowl. Using a cookie scoop, shape dough into balls and dredge them through the sugar-cinnamon mixture. Place cookies 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 10 minutes. The cookies are done when they have flattened and have a cracked appearance. Makes approximately 4 dozen cookies.

Anne Klingborg
Moline




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