625 Choice Recipes from the
Ladies of the Second Congregational Church of Holyoke

lmond Nut Biscotti w/Chocolate Ribbon


Two eggs; one cup of sugar; one-quarter cup of butter; two cups of milk; two teaspoonsful of baking powder; a little salt and nutmeg; flour enough to knead soft and roll. — Mrs. C. P. Lyman.

One cup of sugar; one cup of milk; one egg; two teaspoonsful of baking powder; little salt. -- Mrs. Hodge, Mrs. Murlless.


One pint of milk; two full teacups of sugar; one-half cup of butter or lard; one teacupful of yeast; two eggs; two nutmegs; peel of one orange, chopped fine; at noon, melt butter in milk, and mix all the ingredients, except eggs, spice and orange peel, with flour enough to make a stiff batter; when light, at night, add eggs, spice, and peel, and flour enough to knead it, not very stiff; in the morning roll out and cut; let them stand after cutting (2) hours before frying; mix them in a six-quart kettle, and keep the cover on tight; when they do well the cover comes off during the second rising. They must be kept in a warm place. — Mrs. M. Adams Allen.


Two eggs; three large tablespoonsful of loaf sugar; four tablespoonsful of milk; two tablespoonsful of butter; one teaspoonful of soda; a little salt; nutmeg. — Mrs. G. H. Perry.

Three eggs; six tablespoonsful of white sugar; butter size of a small egg; one-fourth teaspoonful of saleratus, dissolved in two tablespoonsful of milk; flour to thicken. — Mrs. James H. Newton.


One-half cup of sugar; three great spoonsful of molasses; one cup of sour milk; one cup of wheat flour; one egg; one-half teaspoonful of soda; stir quite thick with rye flour; drop from a spoon, and fry in hot lard. — Mrs. Joel Russell.


One cup of sugar; one cup of sweet milk; six tablespoonsful of melted butter; a little salt; two eggs; two teaspoonsful of cream of tartar; one teaspoonful of soda; wet soft; roll and cut with a small cutter; roll in fine sugar.


One and one-half cups of molasses; one cup of sugar; one cup of butter; let this boil; then add one-half cup of hot water; two teaspoonsful of soda; two tablespoonsful of ginger; roll very thin, and bake in a quick oven. — Mrs. C. B. Prescott.

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