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                            MRS. CLAUS' COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 75   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Holiday
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    8                    Stewed California dried figs
                         -- (unsweetened)
      1/2   c            Shortening
    1       c            Sugar
    2                    Eggs
    1       t            Salt
    2       c            Sifted all-purpose flour
    1       t            Baking powder
    1       t            Baking soda
    1 1/2   ts           Mace
    1 1/2   c            Crunchy rice cereal
    1       c            Coarsely broken walnut meats
      1/2   c            Currants
 
   With scissors, snip stems off figs, and cut them into little pieces.
   Combine with shortening and sugar, and cream together with eggs and salt.
   Sift flour, measure and sift again with baking powder, soda and mace.
   Combine all ingredients. Drop from teaspoon onto buttered baking sheets.
   Bake in moderate oven (365 F.) for about 12 minutes, or until nicely
   brown.
   
   Source: 48 Family Favorites with California Figs
   Reprinted with the permission of The California Fig Advisory Board
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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