Sour Cream Molasses Cookies

cup lard cup brown sugar cup molasses 2 eggs.

cup sour cream 1 tablespoon soda 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 tablespoon ginger.

Flour.

Work lard and sugar together until creamy; then add molasses, eggs, well beaten, sour cream, mixed with soda, salt and ginger, and flour, to make a soft dough. Put in ice box or cold place to chill. Pat and roll to one-half inch in thickness (using one-half the mixture at a time) and shape with a round cutter, first dipped in flour. Put on a buttered sheet and bake in a moderate oven.

Nut Oatmeal Cookies

cup butter.

cup lard.

1 cup sugar.

1 egg.

5 tablespoons milk.

1 cups rolled oats.

1/2 cup raisins.

1/2 cup chopped nut meats.

1 1/2 cups flour.

1/2 teaspoon salt.

1/2 teaspoon soda.

teaspoon cinnamon.

1/2 teaspoon clove.

1/2 teaspoon allspice.

Cream butter and lard together, and add gradually, while beating constantly, sugar; then add egg, well beaten, milk, rolled oats, raisins (seeded and cut in pieces) and nut meats, chopped. Mix and sift flour with remaining ingredients and add to first mixture. Drop from tip of spoon on a buttered sheet, one inch apart, and bake in a moderate oven fifteen minutes.

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