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One cup butter, two cups sugar, one cup cold water, one teaspoonful of saleratus, two teaspoonfuls cream tartar, two eggs, flour enough to roll, and no more.

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Two cups of sugar, three eggs, one cup of butter, one-half cup of lard, four tablespoons of water, one teaspoon of soda, one teaspoon of cream tartar, a pinch of salt, and nutmeg, or vanilla.

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Two cups of light brown sugar, one cup of shortening (butter and lard mixed), four eggs, one-half cup of boiling water, one teaspoon of soda dissolved in water, flour to thicken, and roll.

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Two cups sugar, one-third cup lard, and two-thirds cup butter; mix like pie crust. Three eggs, three tablespoons water, one small teaspoon soda sifted with sugar; add enough flour to roll. Roll very thin.


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