One recipe for the production of snickerdoodle cookies is as follows.
- Preheat oven to 205°C (400°F or Gas Mark 6).
- Combine the flour, salt, baking soda, and cream of tartar.
- Cream together the sugar and shortening. Beat in the eggs.
- Mix the flour mixture into the batter to make a dough.
- Shape dough into little balls, then transfer to a greased or parchment-lined lined baking sheet.
- Bake for 10 minutes or until crisp and light brown.
- Sprinkle generously with cinnamon while hot.