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Lard Cookies

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • ------------------------COWPOKES' COOKBOOK; ACE REID------------------------
  • 1 c Lard
  • 9/16 c Sugar
  • 1 c Buttermilk
  • 9/16 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Nutmeg
  • 1 Heaping teaspoon baking
  • -powder
  • 3 c Flour (or enough flour to
  • -make a soft dough which
  • -will
  • -hold together for
  • -rolling)


Melt lard; then cool until lukewarm. Sift all dry ingredients together. Add
lard to dry ingredients. Add buttermilk. Mix well. Roll dough to 1/2 inch
thickness on floured board. Cut large round cookies. Cook until brown,
about 12 minutes.

Recipe from Bob Totten

"This recipe has been handed down three generations. Grandma Totten said
that the "new" shortenings just didn't work as well as lard - besides
lard's cheaper"

Nutritional Information per serving: xx calories, xx gm protein, xx gm
carbohydrate, xx gm fat, x% Calories from fat, x mg chol, xx mg sodium, x
g dietary fiber

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