Fruit Cookies No. 1

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • ½ cup beef drippings, or ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup molasses
  • 2 cups flour (about)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup seedless raisins
  • 2 tablespoons sweet milk

Method

Cream the shortening, add the sugar, the beaten eggs and molasses. Sift dry ingredients with one cup flour and add to above mixture; add flour and milk to roll out. Cut with cutter and bake in moderate oven. Stone raisins and chop or cut in quarters and add to mixture before rolling out.