Saturday, October 31, 2009

Easy Recipe Boston Cookies

Cream one cup of butter, add gradually 1½ of sugar and 3 eggs well beaten. Add 1 teaspoonful of soda dissolved in 1½ tablespoonfuls of hot water. Sift together 3¼ cups of flour, half a teaspoonful of salt and 1 teaspoonful of cinnamon. Add ½ of this to the thin mixture, then 1 cup of chopped English walnut meat, ½ a cup of currants and ½ a cup of chopped and seeded raisins. Put in the rest of the flour and beat well. Drop by spoonfuls 1 inch apart on a buttered sheet and bake in a moderate oven.—From "Good Housekeeping."

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