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Memories of Easters
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few vintage recipes.

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Our lives, our
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very history's are
defined by the foods
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By Robin L. Wallace

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Raisin Drop Cookies by Noma Lemmon

Cream 1 cup shortening and 1 1/2 cups sugar.

Add 3 eggs and mix well.

Sift together 3 cups flour, 1 tsp. Soda, 1/2 tsp. Nutmeg and a pinch of

Add alternately to creamed mixture with

1/2 cup hot water, mix well.
Last add 1 cup raisins or currents.
Bake in (450) oven until brown.
Makes 90 cookies.
These recipes are taken from little tin recipe boxes.  You remember, the kind your mother had
on top the stove back in the 50's and 60's. Other decades are included. I draw the line at the
70's.  lol  That's where I stopped aging!

Handed down from generation to generation, from mother to daughter.  I collect these old
recipes from yard sales, eBay, thrift shops, my relatives and anywhere I can find them.  All were
hand written or typed on recipe cards.

I add recipes as I find them.  Enjoy, all are free.
Raisin Jumbo cookies
2 cups raisins
1 cup water
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup shortening
1 3/4 cups sugar
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup chopped nuts.
Bring raisins and water to a boil.  Boil until the raisins are plump
.  About
3 minutes.  Cool.  Sift flour, baking powder, soda, salt, and spices
together and mix well.  Stir in the raisins and any remaining water.  
Gradually add the flour mixture, blending thoroughly after each
addition.  Stir in nuts. Drop by tablespoons about 1 inch apart on
greased baking sheets.  Bake in a moderate oven (375 degrees F.) 12
to 15 minutes.  Makes about 3 1/2 dozen.
1¼ Cups All Purpose Flour
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon soda
½ cup granulated sugar
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup butter, softened
1 cup almonds
1 cup chocolate covered raisins
Oven 375 degree F  Yield: About 60
Combine all ingredients except almonds and raisins in large mixer
bowl.  Beat 1 minute at medium speed of mixer.  Stir in almonds and
raisins.  Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie
sheets.  Bake at 375 degrees F. For 10 to 12 minutes

For use with Self-Rising Flour, omit salt and soda.
Chocolate covered peanuts may be substituted for raisins; flaked
coconut may be substituted for almonds.  Increase flour to 1½ cups.
Raisin Cookies