This is my Great Aunt Charlotte Fisher who was alive in the early 1900s.
Old Fashion Cookies
flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar
Cut in shortening/oleo until mix resembles corn meal
Beat together: eggs, milk, vanilla
Add beaten mix to flour mix. Mix well
Add optional ingredients if you choose
can be done as drop cookies or roll outs. If dough is sticky add a little more flour.
Bake 400 degrees 6-8 minutes