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Monday, December 12, 2011

Welsh Cookies - Bill Parker Sr.


Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup dried currants
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar for decoration


Directions
  1. Mix flour, baking powder, salt and the 1/2 cup sugar in medium bowl until well blended Cut in butter or margarine and shortening with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Toss in currants.
  2. Beat egg and milk with a fork in a 1-cup measure; add to flour mixture; mix gently with fork, just until blended. Dough should be consistency of pastry dough.
  3. Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness with floured rolling pin on lightly floured pastry cloth or board. Cut with 3 inch floured cookie cutter
  4. Heat greased griddle or large heavy skillet over moderate heat until few drops of water jump when dropped on surface. Cook cakes, a few at a time, 3 minutes, or until golden brown. Turn with pancake turner and cook another 3 minutes, or until golden brown on second side. Remove to wire rack. Sprinkle with sugar. Let cool completely, then wrap in plastic bags to store. Can also be frozen.

1 comment:

  1. Those look yummy! Going to have to try this one :)

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