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Cookies (Maudy) Recipe

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This recipe for Cookies (Maudy), by , is from Grandma Farr's Culinary Treasures, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carole Inglish
Added: Wednesday, July 29, 2009


2 c raisins
1 c water
1 t soda
1 c shortening
1 1/2 c sugar
2 eggs
1 t vanilla
3 c flour
1/2 t salt
1 T cinnamon
1 t baking powder
1/4 t nutmeg
1 c walnuts

Boil raisins in water for 5 mins. Cool; add soda.
Cream shortening & sugar;add eggs, then raising mixture & vanilla.
Add dry ingredients & nuts. Drop on cookie sheet and bake 15 mins. at 375.




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