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Potato Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Potato Cookies, by , is from The Noland Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marion Noland
Added: Wednesday, October 14, 2009


1 c. molasses
3/4 c. shortening
1 1/2 c. hot potatoes
2 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 c. raisins or prunes

This molasses cookie is fluffed up with potatoes.

Heat molasses and stir shortening into it. Add hot rice potatoes. Sift together dry ingredients and add to first mixture. Then add cooked chopped raisins or prunes. Drop teaspoons on greased cookie sheet. Bake about 12 minutes at 325.




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