Recipe: Crumb Cookies

  • One cup of molasses,
  • One-half cup of brown sugar,
  • Six tablespoons of shortening,
  • Two teaspoons of cinnamon,
  • One-half teaspoon of ginger,
  • One-half teaspoon of allspice,
  • One egg,
  • Two and one-half cups of coarse bread crumbs and sufficient flour to make a very stiff mixture.
  • Five tablespoons of sour milk.Beat to mix and then add

Drop by the spoonful on well-greased baking sheet, three inches apart. Bake in a moderate oven for ten minutes.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss