Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups sugar

  2. 1 cup lard*

  3. 2 eggs

  4. 4 cups flour

  5. 1 cup sour milk

  6. 1 teaspoon baking soda

  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt vanilla --Raisin Filling--

  8. 1/2 cup seedless raisins -- ground

  9. 1 dozen english walnuts or pecans -- ground juice of half a lemon

  10. 1/2 cup sugar

  11. 1/2 cup water

  12. 2 teaspoons flour

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation : For cookies: Cream together lard and sugar. Add eggs, sour milk and vanilla. Mix together dry ingredient. Add to creamed mixture. Makes a thick, sticky dough. Roll out (I use powdered sugar instead of flour to roll them out) and cut out round shaped cookies. For Filling: Stir sugar and flour together. Add water and cook til thickened. Stir in lemon juice, ground nuts and ground raisins. Cool. Put small amount of filling in center of a cookie. Top with another cookie and seal edges. Cook at 400 degrees for about 10 minutes.


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