Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup Shortening

  2. 1 1/2 cup Sugar

  3. 1 Egg

  4. 5 1/2 cup Pastry flour

  5. teaspoon Salt

  6. 1 cup Milk

  7. 1 1/2 teaspoon Oil of lemon*

  8. 2 teaspoons Ammonium carbonate*

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Directions: * may be purchased in a drug store. Cream shortening and add sugar. Add egg and oil of lemon. Mix. Sift flour before measuring. Measure flour and sift with salt. Dissolve ammonium carbonatein a little of the milk. Add flour and liquid alternately mixing after each addition. Chill dough. Roll ¼" thick. Cut in squares. Place on greased baking sheet. Sprinkle cookies lightly with sugar. Bake 12-15 mins. in a 375 oven. Yields 8 doz.

  2. squares. This recipe was adapted from a Five Roses Cookbook, ca.

  3. for inclusion in booklet to celebrate Canada's centennial in 1967. The booklet was called Centennial Kitchen Cookies, and was prepared by Josephine Peckham, who very kindly shared this recipe with me.

  4. Liz Parkinson


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