Snicker doodles Inc.

Our bakery sells the best Snickerdoodles around

Original recipe:

1/2 cup of salted butter, softened

1/2 cup vegetable shortining

1 1/2 cups + 2 teaspoons sugar

2 medium eggs

2 3/4 cups all purpose flour

2 teaspoons cream of tartar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon fine salt

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Ratio for One Serving:

0.01666667 cups of butter

0.01666667 cups veggie shortening

0.03125 c. + tbsp. sugar

0.041666667 of egg

0.057291667 c. flour

0.041666667 tsp. cream of tartar

0.020833333 tsp. baking soda

0.005208333 tsp. salt

0.041666667 tbsp. ground cinnamon

Proportion for 30 servings:

0.01666667/1 = x/30 butter

0.10416667/1 = x/30 veggie shortining

0.03125/1 = x/30 sugar

0.041666667/1 = x/30 egg

0.057291667/1 = x/30 Flour

0.041666667/1= x/30 cream of tartar

0.020833333/1=x/30 baking soda

0.005208333/1=x/30 salt

0.041666667/1=x/30 ground cinnamon

Work to solve problem:

0.01666667 x 30 = 1x x = 0.3125x butter

0.01666667 x 30 = 1x x = 0.3125x veggie shortining

0.03125 x 30 = 1 x x = 0.9375x sugar
0.041666667 x 30 = 1x x= 1.25x eggs

0.057291667 x 30 = 1x x = 1.71875x flour

0.041666667 x 30 = 1x x = 1.25x cream of tartar

0.020833333 x 30 = 1x x= 0.15625x baking soda

0.005208333 x 30 = 1x x= 0.15625x salt

0.041666667 x 30 = 1x x= 1.25x ground cinnimon

Round to nearest half:

1/3 cups butter

1/3 cups veggie shortining

3/4 cups sugar

1 egg

2 cups flour

1 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/3 tablespoons ground cinnimon

Recipe for 30 servings:

1/3 cups butter

1/3 cups veggie shortining

3/4 cups sugar

1 egg

2 cups flour

1 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/3 tablespoons ground cinnimon

Math skills we used:

" We used fractions, decimals, and proportions. We multiplied and divided the recipe ingridents so the recipe could serve 30 instead of 48 snicker doodles." - Sammy, Leah, and Gianna.

Directions on how to make cookies:

Preheat oven to 400

In a large bowl, combine butter, shortening, 1 1/2 c. sugar, and eggs and mix thoroughly with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy and well combined. 1 to 2 minutes sit. sift together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt and stir into shortening mix.

In small bowl, stir together 2 tbsp. sugar with cinnamon.

shape dough into 1 1/2 balls ( 1 tbsp. each), and roll each ball in cinnamon-sugar. Arrange the dough balls 2 inch. apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 2 sheets at a time until edges of cookies are set but centers are still soft, 8-10 min. rotating sheets halfway through. Transfer the cookies to wire racks for cooling. Repeat with remaining dough balls. Store in airtight container.

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