One cup shortening, 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup molasses, 3 eggs, 1 tablespoon ginger, 1 tablespoon soda, 1 tablespoon vinegar. Boil molasses, sugar, shortening, ginger and vinegar together; when cold add eggs and soda. Add flour enough for a stiff dough.
Three eggs, 1½ cups brown sugar, 1 cup butter, 1 cup chopped raisins, 2 tablespoons mixed spices, flour to roll; cut like cookies.
One cup sugar, 1 cup cream, sweet or sour, 2 eggs, beaten well, 1 cup sour milk, 1 heaping teaspoon soda, 1 teaspoon cream tartar, salt and nutmeg.
Two eggs, 1 cup buttermilk, 1 cup sugar, 1 tea-spoonful soda, 3 tablespoonfuls of melted lard, a little salt. Mix soft.
Two cups sugar, 3 eggs, 1 cup butter, 1 cup sweet milk, 1 teaspoon soda, 1 teaspoon cream tartar, 1 teaspoon baking powder, flour to make dough stiff enough to roll. Flavor to suit taste.