- 1 - cup raisins, chopped
- 1/2 - cup sugar
- 1/2 - cup water
- 1 - tablespoon flour
- 1/2 - cup walnuts, chopped
- Place these ingredients in a saucepan
and cook together until thick and syrupy.
- Set aside to
- 1/2 - cup shortening
- 1 - cup sugar
- 1/2 - teaspoon salt
- 1 - egg
- 1/2 - cup cream
- 1 - teaspoon vanilla
- 3-1/2 - cups flour
- 1 - teaspoon baking powder
- 1 - teaspoon soda
Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease cookie
Cream shortening, add sugar and salt, beaten egg, cream, and
vanilla. Sift flour with baking powder and soda and add to
Turn out and roll on floured board, very thin. Cut in
shapes with round cookie cutter.
On half the rounds spread
filling that has cooled. Top these cookies with the rest of the
rounds, pressing top and bottom firmly together at edges.
on cookie sheets. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
Pennsylvania Dutch Did You Know?
The Pennsylvania Dutch come mostly from what is now Germany
rather than the Netherlands. Logically, their language too is
ultimately a derivative of Palatinate German, not Dutch.