Schaeffer's Hickory Nut Drops
Makes about 100 cookies.
- 1/2 - cup butter
- 2 - cups sugar
- 3 - beaten eggs
- 2-1/2 - cups flour, sifted
- 2 - teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 - cup milk or cream
- 2 - cups hickory nutmeats
- 1/2 - teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease cookie
Cream butter and sugar, add
eggs, and blend. Sift flour and baking powder
together, adding to batter alternately with milk.
Dredge nuts with a little
flour and add with flavoring. If batter seems too thin,
add a little more flour at this point.
Drop from spoon onto cookie
sheet. Bake for about 10 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.