Wandering Jews (1889); Brown-Eyed Susans, Rocky Roads (1925)
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From THE GOOD CHEER COOK BOOK, BY THE LADIES AID SOCIETY OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, CHIPPEWA FALLS, WISCONSIN (Herald Print, 1889), pg. 85:
One and one-half cupfuls of sugar, one cupful of butter, two cupfuls of fruit, one-half teaspoonful of soda, one teaspoonful of cloves, one teaspoonful of cinnamon, one-half of a nutmeg, three eggs. Bakes as cookies.
MRS. HERBERT BARKER.
From OUR ALMA MATER COOK BOOK, Dow Academy Alumni, Franconia, N. H. (1903), pg. 67:
MRS. S. C. BROOKS
One cup raisins, one cup butter, two cups sugar, three eggs, two teaspoons baking powder, four cups flour or more. Roll out and cut like cookies.
BROWN-EYED SUSANS; ROCKY ROADS
CORONA CLUB COOK BOOK
Corona Club, San Francisco
(There is also a 1911 edition, but I didn't have time to request it in the Rare Book Room--ed.)
Pg. 165: _Batchelors (sic) Buttons_.
_Brown Eyed Susans_--Two cups molasses, 1 cup lard, 1 cup sugar, 2-3 cup sour milk, 1 tablespoon ginger, 3 teaspoons soda stirred in flour and 1 in milk, 2 eggs; enough flour to roll and cut into cookies. Put raisin in center of each.--Mrs. E. R. S.
Pg. 214: _Elmira Cream Nut Fudge_.
Pg. 215: _Franconia Fudge_.
_Rocky Roads_--One pound of milk chocolate cut in small pieces and put in a double boiler to melt, one cup of chopped walnuts, 15 marhsmallows broken in small pieces. When the chocolate is melted take a fork and beat it smooth. Then stir in 2 tablespoons of corn oil or butter. Grease a deep tin and put in it a thin layer of the melted chocolate--then a layer of nuts and marhsmallows mixed together, then another layer of chocolate, then the mixed nuts and marshmallows, the top layer being of chocolate. Put the mixture aside to coolm then break into pieces.--C. L. B.
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