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The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • cups brown sugar
  • 1 scant cup butter
  • 1 cup walnuts (chopped), or hickory nuts
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup raisins (seeded and chopped)
  • cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon soda, dissolved in tablespoons hot water


Cream the butter, add the sugar gradually, then the eggs, well beaten. Reserve part of the flour and mix with the fruit and nuts. Add the rest of the ingredients and lastly floured fruit. Drop from teaspoon on buttered tins, 1 inch apart bake in moderate oven.