- 2 cups Sugar
- 3 Eggs
- ½ tsp. Soda
- ½ cup Buttermilk
- 2 tsp. Baking Powder
- 1 tsp. Vanilla or Lemon
- 1 cup Lard and Butter, mixed (Can substitute Butter or Shortening for Lard.)
- Flour (sufficient to make a soft dough)
Cream butter and lard; add sugar and beaten eggs. Into 1 cup flour, sift soda and baking powder; add to sugar mixture. Add buttermilk and flavoring; add flour to make soft dough. Turn onto floured board; knead until smooth. Roll out ¼ inch thick. Cut into any shape. Bake on lightly greased cookie sheets in moderate over (350° F.) until brown and done, about 10 minutes.
This recipe appeared in my review book, The Captain Takes a Wife, by Doris Durbin. She stated this was an old family recipe from Union County, Georgia.