Graham Wafers

One-half cup of butter, 1 cup sugar, 1 egg, graham flour, 1 level teaspoon soda, 2 tablespoons milk. Beat butter and sugar to cream. Add egg. Dissolve the soda in a tablespoon of hot water. Add to sugar and milk. Work in the flour now, about 3 cups, to make a very stiff dough. Knead until the mixture holds together. Cut in wafers and bake in a moderate oven. - E. C. C.

Ginger Snaps

One cup molasses, 2/3 cup lard (cook to-gether), 1 egg and 1 cup brown sugar mixed together, 1 tablespoon vinegar, 1 tablespoon soda; put 1/2 soda in vinegar and 1/2. soda in molasses mixture; 1 tablespoon ginger. Mix all and then add flour enough to roll thin. Cut in small circles and bake on buttered tin. - Mrs. R. B. P.

H. O. Crisps - Two eggs, 3/4 cup brown sugar, 2 1/2 cups H. O. oats, 1 teaspoonful baking powder, 1/2 teaspoonful salt, 1 tablespoon shortening, 1/2 teaspoonful vanilla. Directions for mixing: Beat up eggs thoroughly, add sugar gradually and continue with the beating; put in salt and extract; mix separately the shortening with the H. O. and then mix all together. Drop in small pieces on greased baking pan, leaving a good space between. Bake in a hot, quick oven until crisp and brown; take off with knife. - Mrs. W. B. C.


One cup butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar, creamed; 3 eggs, 4 tablespoons milk, 1 small teaspoon each cloves, cinnamon and allspice; a bowl of raisins, citron, currants; 1 teaspoon baking powder; enough flour to make it stiff enough to roll out on board. Cut in any shape and put in floured pan to bake. - Mrs. J. B. B.

Honey Cakes

Five eggs, 3 cups flour, 3 teaspoonfuls baking powder, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup honey, 5 tablespoonfuls of ground chocolate, 1 teaspoonful cinnamon, 1 teaspoon allspice. (Very good, will keep a long time). - Mrs. J. W. R.

Lovers' Knots

Two eggs, well beaten; 1 teaspoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, flour to make a stiff dough. Knead on floured board. Roll into a thin sheet, cut in ribbons about an inch wide, tie in knots and fry in deep fat. Dredge with powdered sugar. - A. L. B.

Lady Finger Dainties

One-half pint cream (whipped), 4 tablespoons powdered sugar, 1 cup chopped nuts, 1 cup chopped marshmallows. Spread on lady fingers. - Mrs. T.


One-fourth pound almond paste (grated), 1 cup sugar, whites 3 eggs. Work together and warm over stove, stirring all the time. Drop in small teaspoons on paper placed in a long tin. Bake in moderate oven 20 minutes. Remove from paper when cold by wetting the back. - Mrs. R. B. P.


Two eggs beaten together, 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup flour, a little baking powder, 1 cup chopped nuts (pecans are best) and a little salt. Drop on buttered pans and bake.

Mother's Cookies

One egg, 1 1/2 cup light brown sugar, 1 cup suet and butter mixed (melted), 2 teaspoons baking powder, plenty of caraway seeds, salt and nutmeg, 1 teaspoonful, 3 1/2 cups flour. - Mrs. J. W. P.