1-1/2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1/2 cup butter or margarine (softened)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup shortening
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
2 tablespoons sugar
2-3/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine 1-1/2 cups sugar, the butter or margarine, shortening and eggs in a mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt. Blend thoroughly. Shape dough by rounded teaspoonful into balls. Mix two tablespoon sugar and the cinnamon; roll balls in mixture to coat. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until set, 8 to 10 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Makes about 6 dozen cookies.