Sugar, 11/2 cups,

Butter, 3/4 cup,

Eggs, 2,

Soda, 1 teaspoon,

Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon,

Cloves, 1 teaspoon,

Nutmeg, 1 teaspoon,

Chopped raisins, 1 large cupful,


Use only enough flour to roll out. Dissolve the soda in a little water before mixing. Put sugar or grated cocoanut, or nuts, on top before baking.