Cooking for Daily Living
Cookies
Basic One-Egg Refrigerator Cookies

Set oven at 375-400°F.

Cream together:
1 c. sugar
1 c. shortening

Beat in:
1 egg

Add:
1/4 c. buttermilk
1 c. ground raisins (whole raisins will not slice well)

Sift together and add:
3 c. flour
2/3 tsp soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. salt

Work dough ‘til it sticks together and form in two rolls. Roll in waxed paper. Chill or freeze, slice thinly, sprinkle with sugar and bake on greased cookie sheet, only ‘til light brown.