Published Dec 28, 2009 in Cookies

This recipe is the last of 3 cookie recipes printed in a newspaper column written by Betty Harvey, date unknown. I’d guess this was printed in the 1940’s or 1950’s based on the picture of Betty and information on the back of the clipping (see first recipe here: Raisin Cookies Recipe). Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy for archives.

Vintage Drop Cookies RecipeDrop Cookies

Sift 1 3-4 cup flour, 1-2 teaspoon soda, 1-4 teaspoon salt. Beat 1 egg add 1-2 cup brown sugar and blend well. Add 1-2 cup honey or corn sirup and beat thoroughly. Add sifted dry ingredients, alternately with 1-2 cup sweet milk and beat until smooth. Mix 1-2 cup melted butter or other shortening with 2 squares melted chocolate and beat until blended. Add this to first mixture. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1-4 to 1-2 cup nuts. Set in icebox and chill thoroughly. Drop from teaspoon on greased cookie sheet and bake at 325 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Frost if desired.

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