Cinnamon

Gage D. Mews

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a spice from a tropical tree, Dried and rolled up. True cinnamon is from a tree in sri lanka. The tree is almost always in a tropical region unless in specialized habitat, like a greenhouse. The bark is what makes the cinnamon. You can buy it fresh ground or rolled up.


Used in a lots of pastries and bakes for the baking goods. Very popular in fruit dishes also. Cinnamon is used in chocolate, mostly in Mexico. This is mostly used in baked goods.


They may have an unusual name, but these rich cinnamon-sugar cookies are great for the holidays or anytime you want a tasty cinnamon treat.



RECIPE FOR SNIKERDOODLES

They may have an unusual name, but these rich cinnamon-sugar cookies are great for the holidays or anytime you want a tasty cinnamon treat.

Ingredients


1 1/2cups sugar1/2cup butter or margarine, softened1/2cup shortening2eggs2 3/4cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose or unbleached flour2teaspoons cream of tartar1teaspoon baking soda1/4teaspoon salt1/4cup sugar2teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400ºF.
  • 2 Mix 1 1/2 cups sugar, the butter, shortening and eggs in large bowl. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
  • 3 Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Mix 1/4 cup sugar and the cinnamon. Roll balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.