Grandma Wolcotts Chocolate Jumbles (1912)

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READY IN: 2hrs
YIELD: 60 jumbles
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix soda into molasses then add brown sugar, eggs cinnamon, and cloves.
  • Melt lard, butter and chocolate, then add to mixture.
  • Sift in flour gradually, until stiff.
  • Refrigerate to make dough hard and easy to roll.
  • Roll out dough on floured surface until about 1/4 inch think.
  • Cut using a "jumble cutter" (great grandma use to have these custom made) or cut ino 4 inch circles with a 1 inch hole in the middle. You can also use cookie cutters.
  • Bake on ungreased cookie sheets for 7-9 minutes in 350 degree oven. The cookie edges will start to turn brown.
  • Make a frosting with water and powdered sugar and frost cookies.
  • Tip: If cookies dry out, place the heal of a piece of bread in the storage container.
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