Rocks (Drop Cookies)

Originally Published:
Eastern Star Cookbook, 1923
Original Images:
Contributed by: Mrs. Minda Crosby

3 eggs
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 cup shortening
1 teaspoonful soda, dissolved in 2 tablespoonfuls sweet milk
1/2 teaspoonful nutmeg
1 teaspoonful vanilla
pinch salt
1 cup raisins, chopped
1 cup nutmeats
3 level cups sifted flour

Drop from teaspoon. Bake quickly. Makes about 4 dozen.