2 c. sugar
1 c. shortening
4 c. flour
4 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. nutmeg
dash of salt
1 c. raisins or currants
Cream together sugar and shortening. Break eggs into
measuring cup and fill to 1 cup mark with milk. Add eggs and
milk to shortening mixture and mix well. Mix together flour,
baking powder, nutmeg and salt. Add dry mixture gradually to
first mixture, blending well after each addition. Stir in
raisins or currants. Roll out about 1/4-inch thick and cut
with round cookie cutter. Cook on lightly greased or Teflon
griddle at moderate heat (325 degrees to 350 degrees) until done or lightly
browned, turning once (about 2 minutes each side). Store
wrapped airtight or freeze. Yield: 6 dozen.
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