Cookbook:Snickerdoodles (Idaho Daily Statesman)

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Snickerdoodles (Idaho Daily Statesman)
Servings 24

From the Idaho Daily Statesman (Boise, Idaho), October 20, 1901, pg. 11. "Snickerdoodles" is the somewhat fantastic name of quickly made little cakes especially dear to the children's heart. A recipe for them copied from an old scrapbook [follows].

IngredientsEdit

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp salt

ProcedureEdit

  1. Stir together sugar and butter until creamy.
  2. Add eggs.
  3. Dissolve baking soda in milk, then add.
  4. Add flour, cream of tartar and salt.
  5. Beat the batter thoroughly.
  6. Pour in shallow pans.
  7. Dust the top of the cake with cinnamon and sugar.
  8. Bake fifteen minutes.
  9. Cool.
  10. Cut in squares.