Recipe: Rasin Drop Cookies

  • 3 tablespoons shortening, 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup brown sugar, 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 egg well beaten, 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons milk, ½ cup raisins seeded and chopped

Cream the shortening and sugar; add egg and milk, and beat well; add flour, baking powder, and cinnamon sifted together; add raisins; beat well, drop from a teaspoon two inches apart on a greased baking sheet, and bake in a moderate oven about twelve minutes.

Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)