This section is from the "The New Home Cook Book" book, by Ladies Of Chicago Et Al. Also available from Amazon: The Home Cook Book: Tried, Tested, Proved.
Mrs. E. A. Forsyth. One cup melted butter, one and a half cups sugar, one cup of tepid water, two teaspoons Dr. Price's baking powder mixed well with sifted flour; roll out very thin, and cut with a round cake cutter, baking in a quick oven.
Mrs. F. D. Gray. One cup of sugar, one-half of butter, one-half of water, caraway seed, wet hard and roll very thin, indeed; sprinkle with sugar after putting them in the tins.
Ella J. Roe.
One pint sugar, one cup butter, one teaspoon soda, juice and grated rind of one lemon. Roll soft and thin, and bake quickly.
Mrs. C. S. Bartlett. One cup of butter and two cups of sugar, beaten well; one cup of cold water, one teaspoon of soda, two tea-spoons of vanilla, flour to make a very stiff* dough. Roll very thin and bake brown.
Mrs. F. Boil one cup of milk, two of sugar, three of flour; cool it off; then add one teaspoon of soda, the yolks of three eggs; cut in rounds and bake in a quick oven.
Mrs. John Edwards, Rock ford. Two cups sugar, one of butter, three-fourths of sweet milk, two teaspoons baking powder; season to taste; rub butter and sugar together; then add two eggs, milk and flour to make a soft dough; roll thin, sprinkle a little sugar over the top, and bake in quick oven.
One cup butter, two of sugar, one of sour cream, one teaspoon soda, two of cream tartar, three eggs, three tablespoons caraway seed, a little nutmeg, flour enough to form a soft dough; roll out thin and bake in a quick oven.
Mrs. Solomon Thatcher, Sr.
Two cups of sugar, one of butter, one of sour cream, three eggs, beat separately, one teaspoon of soda; beat cream and yolks well together, then mix soft and roll out very thick; bake in a quick oven.
Virginia West, Evanston.
Two eggs, two teacups sugar, one teacup butter, one teacup milk, one nutmeg, one teaspoon cream tartar, one-half teaspoon soda; flour to roll.