Start with:



1 cup butter (2 sticks) softened  $1.00

1 and 1/2 cups and 2 tablespoons sugar $o.55

2 organic eggs $0.50

2 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour $0.36

1 teaspoon baking soda $0.05

1/4 teaspoon salt $0.05

2 teaspoons cinnamon  $0.20     Total cost: $2.76 (energy costs not included)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs separately, mixing well after each. Separately mix flour, baking soda and salt. Stir into butter/sugar/egg mixture. Shape into 1″ balls. Roll in mixture of 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes.


The great thing about Snickerdoodles is I almost always have the ingredients on hand. $2.78 for this batch, or 4 cents per cookie.


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