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Gobs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Stufft
Added: Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Dough:
2 c. sugar
1/2 c. Crisco
2 eggs
4 c. flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. cocoa
1/2 c sour milk*
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. boiling water

Filling:
5 Tbsp. flour
1 c. milk
1 c. powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. Crisco
1/2 c .butter

Directions:
Directions:
For dough, cream together sugar, crisco and eggs. Sift together dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture. Then add sour milk, vanilla and boiling water (add the water last). Drop dough by tablespoons onto a cookie sheet. Bake the cake dough 400F until done. For filling, cook flour and milk until thick. Allow to cool. Cream together powdered sugar, salt, crisco and butter. Drop the cold paste into the creamed mixture and beat extra well. After cake has cooled down, spread with filling. Wrap each cake in waxed paper.
*to make milk sour add a drop of vinegar to milk

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Another of Mary Margaret Snyder Beri's recipes.

 

 

 

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