Total Time
8hrs 8mins
Prep 8 hrs
Cook 8 mins

These are a mix between a cake and a cookie and not too sweet. The recipe came from my grandmother and everyone seems to love these... she always had them on hand when we came to visit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together the sugar, margarine or butter, and egg.
  2. Add buttermilk.
  3. Add the rest of ingredients.
  4. Cover and chill overnight.
  5. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  6. On floured surface, roll out dough to length of 12" and width of about 1/2" (resembling a pencil).
  7. On ungreased baking sheets, shape into figure 8's.
  8. Bake for 7-10 minutes or until just barely golden.
  9. Remove to wire racks.
  10. Brush with milk or cream while still hot.
  11. Store in airtight container.
Most Helpful

love this. goes great with coffee. i added a light dusting of confectioners sugar when cool and it was amazing.

auteurlife December 29, 2008