Aunt Sue's Fig Cookies
Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease cookie sheets.
Sift baking powder, salt, flour,
Cream sugar with butter and lard, add flour mixture
and milk alternately.
Dredge chopped figs in a little flour,
fold into the batter.
Roll out lightly on a floured board.
Place on cookie sheets. Bake about 25 to 30 minutes.
Pennsylvania Dutch Did You Know?
The first major emigration of Germans to America resulted in the
founding of the Borough of Germantown in northwest Philadelphia
County, Pennsylvania in 1683-1685.