Yolks of 4 eggs, 3/4 cup of sugar, 3/4 cup of flour, anise seed to taste. Beat very thoroughly; then drop by teaspoons and hake in very slow oven. - C. L. B.
Beat 4 eggs creamy; add 2 cups brown sugar gradually; 1/2 teaspoonful cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoonful cloves, 1/2 teaspoonful allspice, 5 tablespoonful grated chocolate, 1/2 cup seedless raisins, 2 cups flour, 2 teaspoonful baking powder, 1 cup blanched almonds. Cut lengthwise in strips. Bake slowly in large square pan. Make paste of 1 cup powdered sugar and a little milk, and spread on the cake while warm. - A. T. F.
One cup sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup flour, 1 egg, little nutmeg, little almond extract. Roll in small cakes size of marbles. Dip in sugar and bake. - Mrs. J. W. P.
One-half cup sugar, 1 cup molasses, 1/2 cup butter, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ginger and cloves, 2 1/2 cups flour. Add 2 well beaten eggs just before baking, 1 teaspoon soda in cup boiling water. This can be made with sour milk also instead of water and of course leaving out butter. - Mrs. H. G.
Two cups molasses, 1 cup lard, 1 cup sugar, 2/3 cup sour milk, 1 tablespoon ginger, 3 teaspoons soda stirred in flour and 1 in milk, 2 eggs; enough flour to roll and cut into cookies. Put raisin in center of each. - Mrs. E. R. S.
One and 1/2 cups sugar, large slice of butter (cream together); add 3 eggs, 1 large tablespoon of brandy, 1 1/2 teaspoons of yeast powder and enough flour to roll. Brush top with beaten egg; then sugar and cinnamon mixed together and chopped almonds. - Mrs. B. W.
Mix together 1 cup of butter, 1 heaping cup sugar, 3 eggs, a pint of flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, vanilla. Roll out thin and sprinkle with sugar. Bake. With a thimble cut a hole in center of half of the cookies and place these on top of the whole one previously spread with jelly. - Mrs. B. L.
One cup brown sugar, 2 eggs, little salt, 2 tablespoons chocolate, 5 tablespoons flour, 1/4 teaspoon baking powder, cup of chopped walnuts. First beat eggs, then add sugar, salt, chocolate, flour, baking powder and last the nuts. Drop small spoonful on well buttered pans and bake until brown. Remove from pans as soon as baked. - H. R.
Three-fourths lb. butter, 1 cup sugar, 4 eggs, I 1/3 cups flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder. Do not grease the pans; use plenty of flour on rolling pin and board as the mixture will be much the consistency of cake dough. Roll out very thin. - H. H. S.
One and one-half cup of sugar, 1 cup of butter, 2 eggs (whites beaten stiff), 3 tablespoonful sour cream, 1 tea-spoonful soda dissolved in a little hot water. Flour enough to handle the dough.
Whites 3 eggs, 2 cups shredded cocoanut.
3 tablespoons cracker crumbs, 1 cup granulated sugar. Drop by teaspoon on buttered tin and bake 20 minutes. - Mrs. R B. P.