Shrewsbury Cakes

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READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by mollypaul

This cookie is somewhat like a tender, sweet cracker. From the New England chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease cookie sheets.
  2. Cream butter and sugar; add vanilla, salt and egg and blend well.
  3. Add flour.
  4. Chill.
  5. Roll out 1/8" thick and cut with a cookie cutter.
  6. Place on prepared cookie sheet and tuck a single piece of shredded citron in the center of each cookie.
  7. Bake for about 12 minutes.

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