1 cup all vegetable shortening
1 1/2 cups plus 2 Tablespoons sugar
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat shortening, 1 1/2 cups sugar, and eggs together until blended. Sift flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt. Combine with egg mixture. Chill dough. Roll dough into small walnut size balls. Mix the 2 Tablespoons sugar with the 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon. Roll dough balls in mixture and place at least 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake approx. 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned but still soft.
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