Christina Riespman’s 1927 Girl Guide Cookie Recipe

1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
3 Eggs
2 tablespoons cream
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons baking powder
½ teaspoon ground cardamon
3 or more cups flour to make a soft dough

  • Cream butter & sugar, Beat in eggs and cream
  • Combine salt, baking soda, baking powder, cardamom and flour
  • Sift dry into wet ingredients and mix into dough.
  • Roll and cut, using a small floured glass or cookie cutter
  • Sprinkle with sugar, then bake at moderate heat, until done.
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