Aunt Caroline's Dixieland Recipes/Cakes/Aunt Sug’s Nut Cookies
AUNT SUG’S NUT COOKIES
One and one-half cups of sugar,
One cup of crisco or butter,
One tablespoonful of cinnamon,
One-half teaspoonful of salt,
One teaspoonful of soda, dissolved in four tablespoonful of hot water,
Three cups of flour,
One-cup each of raisins, currants, and English walnuts or almonds broken up.
To well beaten eggs add creamed butter and sugar, cinnamon, soda, water, flour, fruits, which must be dredged with flour, and nuts. Lastly add one teaspoonful of vanilla and drop by spoonful into greased pans. Bake in moderate oven.