Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line 4 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
1-1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1/2 cup butter flavored shortening
2-3/4 cups self rising flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
Mix 1-1/2 cups sugar, butter, shortening and eggs in mixer on medium speed. stir in flour until dough forms.
Shape dough into 1 Tbsp balls.
In a bowl mix 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon
Roll cookie balls into cinnamon sugar and place on prepared cookie sheets about 2 inches apart.
Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet and let cool on wire rack.
Makes about 4 dozen cookies