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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 90 pages of information about The New Dr. Price Cookbook.

SPICE CAKES

1/2 cup shortening 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1-3/4 cups flour 3 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/2 cup milk 1 cup chopped raisins

Cream shortening, add sugar and beaten egg; add flour, baking powder and spices which have been sifted together; add milk and mix well; mix in raisins which have been slightly floured.  Bake in small greased tins in moderate oven about 25 minutes.

HONEY DROP CAKES

1/3 cup shortening 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup honey 1 egg 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice 1-1/2 cups flour 1-1/2 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder

Cream shortening and add sugar slowly; add honey, beaten egg yolk and lemon juice; mix well and add flour and baking powder which have been sifted together; fold in beaten egg white.  Put into greased individual tins or drop from tip of spoon on greased baking sheet and bake in hot oven 10 to 15 minutes.

COOKIES

3/4 cup shortening 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or grated rind of 1 lemon 4 cups flour 3 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder

Cream shortening and sugar together; add milk to beaten eggs and beat again; add slowly to creamed shortening and sugar; add nutmeg and flavoring; add 2 cups flour sifted with baking powder; add enough more flour to make stiff dough.  Roll out very thin on floured board; cut with cookie cutter; sprinkle with sugar; put a raisin or a piece of walnut in the center of each.  Bake about 12 minutes in hot oven.

COCOA COOKIES

4 tablespoons shortening 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup milk 1 egg 2 cups flour 3 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup cocoa

Cream shortening and sugar together; add milk and beaten egg; mix well; sift flour, baking powder, cocoa and salt together and add.  Roll out 1/4-inch thick on floured board; cut with cookie cutter.  Bake in hot oven about 12 minutes.

FILLED COOKIES

1/3 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3-1/2 cups flour 4 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder

Cream shortening; add sugar, beaten egg, milk and vanilla; add flour, salt and baking powder, which have been sifted together.  Roll out thin on slightly floured board and cut with cookie cutter.  Place one teaspoonful of filling on each cookie, cover with another cookie, press edges together.  Bake in moderate oven 12 to 15 minutes.

FILLING

2 teaspoons flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup chopped raisins 1/2 cup chopped figs

Mix flour and sugar together; add water and fruit.  Cook until thick, being very careful not to burn.

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