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                            MY FAVORITE COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Brown sugar
      1/2   c            Shortening
    1       ea           Egg
    1       c            Raisins -- small
    2       c            Pastry flour -- sifted before
                         -measuring
    1       t            Spice -- mixed - ground
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
    2       ts           Baking powder
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/2   c            Buttermilk -- rich - sour
 
   Cream shortening, add sugar, mix well. Add egg, beat
   thoroughly. Sift together flour, spices, soda, baking
   powder and salt, add alternately with buttermilk to
   first mixture. Mix well and drop by teaspoon on well
   greased pans or cookie sheet. Oven 375 F. Soak raisins
   and drain well. More flour may be needed. Nuts are
   good instead of raisins.
   
   Note: Spices were not specified, just “mixed ground
   spice”. To your taste or preferance.
   
   Source: Mildred Haller, Brookfield Grange, Trumbull
   County, OH
  
 
 
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