- 3 cups sifted flour
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 2 tsp. baking soda
- 1/2 tsp. cloves
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 cup shortening
- 2 cups brown sugar
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 cup nuts, chopped
- 1 cup raisins, chopped
- 1 cup sour milk or buttermilk
Sift flour, soda and spices together. Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and sifted ingredients alternately with sour milk in small amounts. Add nuts and raisins and mix thoroughly. Drop from spoon onto greased baking sheet and bake in oven at 350 degrees F about 12 minutes or until brown. Makes 100.
By Robin from Washington, IA
By guest (Guest Post) Flag
October 25, 20080 found this helpful
This is a recipe my grandmother used to use but mine never come out like hers. Her's were hard mine come out like little cakes. Any suggestions I've added more flour and cut back on the milk. Not much luck.
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