Gooseberry Patch Snickerdoodles with a Twist

1/2 c butter, softened
1/2 c shortening
1 1/2 c plus 2 T sugar
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 3/4 c all-purpose flour
2 t cream of tartar
1 t baking soda
1/4 t salt
2T cinnamon
4 rolls of Rolo candies, unwrapped

Cream together butter,  shortening, 1 1/2 cups sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Blend flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
In seperate bowl mix sugar cinnamon.
Shape dough into balls, placing 1 Rolo in center, forming ball around Rolo. Role ball in cinnamon /sugar mixture.
Place 2 inches apart on non-stick cookie sheet. Bake 400° for 8-10 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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