This section is from the book "Cook Book", by The Ladies of the Church of the Good Shepherd.
Two coffee cups of sugar, one of butter, two eggs, one teaspoonful of soda, three tablespoonfuls of water, one-half a nutmeg. Mix rather stiff and roll thin. Four tablespoonfuls of sweet cream or the same of new milk is an improvement.
One cup of sugar, a little more than a half cup of butter, three tablespoonfuls of sweet milk, one teaspoonful of soda, one and one-half teaspoonfuls of cream tartar. Mix very soft and sift sugar over the top before baking.
Two cups of butter milk, one cup of sour cream, two eggs, one coffee cup of sugar, two even teaspoonfuls of soda, LeRoy salt, cinnamon to taste. Mix very soft.
Two cups of sugar, one cup of butter, two cups of raisins, seeded and chopped fine, two tablespoonfuls of sour cream, two tablespoonfuls of cinnamon, two of mace, one teaspoonful of soda, flour sufficient to make a very soft dough, not stiff enough to roll out but drop on tins.
One pint of molasses, one cup of lard or butter, one table-spoonful of ginger. Boil these together. While hot stir in four cups of flour, and let this cool; then add two eggs and a tablespoonful of soda. Mrs. Heady.
One cup of molasses, one cup of sugar, two-thirds of a cup of butter, one egg, one teaspoonful of ginger, one-half a teaspoonful of alum, one and one-half teaspoonfuls of soda.
Dissolve the soda in two tablespoonfuls of boiling water. Dissolve the alum also in two tablespoonfuls of boiling water and mix soft. Mrs. Keyes.
One egg, one cup of molasses, one cup of sugar, one cup of lard and butter mixed, one-half cup of boiling water, one level tablespoonful of soda, one tablespoonful of ginger, flour enough to roll out without sticking. Mrs. Smith.
One heaping cup of butter, oneaud one-half cups of sugar, two eggs, whites and yolks beaten separately, three tablespoonfuls of sour milk, one small teaspoonful of soda (dissolved), flour to make stiff. Season with nutmeg.
One-half cup of butter, one cup of sugar, two eggs, one-half cup of sour milk, one-half nutmeg, one teaspoonful of soda. Mix soft, drop on pan and sprinkle with sugar before baking.
One cup of sugar, three eggs, one cup of butter, one cup of molasses. Mix in molasses one teaspoonful of ginger and three teaspoonfuls of soda. Add four and one-half cups of flour and drop in pan in small drops; they spread.
Two cups of sugar, two-thirds cup of molasses, one cup of butter and lard, two cups of currants, one cup of milk, two eggs, three teaspoonfuls of cloves, four teaspoonfuls of cinnamon, one teaspoonful of soda. Flour to make a stiff batter.
Let one clip of molasses come to a boil, stir in a dessert spoonful of salaratus dissolved in water, and let it get cold.
Beat one egg, one-half cup of sugar and one teaspoonful of ginger together, one tablespoonful of vinegar and a little LeRoy salt; mix all together and use as little flour as possible. Miss Mary Doane.
Two caps of sugar, four eggs, one cup of milk, two table-sponfuls of butter, three teaspoonfuls of baking powder (Cleveland's), one teaspoonful of LeJJoy-salt.
One coffee cup of milk, one cup of bread sponge, one coffee cup'of butter or dripping, two cups of sugar, two eggs and flour enough to roll out. Let it rise, cut into rings and boil in hot lard. Mrs. Dewey.
Two coffee cups of sugar, one-half cup of melted butter, one coffee cup of new milk, four eggs, flavor with nutmeg, two teaspoonfuls of Cleveland baking powder. Mix stiff enough to roll put.
One cup of coffee sugar, one-half cup of butter, one and one-half cups of sweet milk, three eggs, four teaspoonfuls of Cleveland baking powder, pinch of LeRoy salt, flavor with nutmeg, flour enough to roll out. Cut in rings.
One cup of butter, one and one-half cups of sugar, two well beaten eggs, a half teaspoonful of soda, three teaspoonfuls of cold water, two teaspoonfuls of extract of vanilla. Mix with flour stiff enough to roll very thin. When on the tin ready for the oven wash over the top with the beaten white of an egg and sprinkle with granulated sugar.
One and one-half cups of butter, two cups of sugar, three eggs, a half teaspoonful of soda, one teaspoonful of vanilla, flour enough to roll soft. Bake quickly in a hot oven.
Four eggs, three cups of sugar, one cup of butter, one teaspoonful of saleratus and a little nutmeg. Stir in flour until thick enough to roll. Will keep from September until April.