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Skidaddle Cookies

Ingredients & Directions

3 c Flour 1 ts Vanilla
1 ts Baking soda 1 Egg
1/2 ts Salt 1 c Fruit cocktail, well drained
3/4 c Butter 1/2 c Walnuts
1 1/2 c Sugar, brown lightly packed

« Skidaddle Ridge, New Brunswick, came by its name because it was a
hideout for draft dodgers. The « Skidaddlers were Democrats who, not
in sympathy with the Republican Party during the Civil War;
« skidaddled » out of the country. Most of them returned home after the
war, but many stayed to settle in New Brunswick and Southern Ontario.

These cookies are frequently packed in the lunch boxes carried by
hunters in this region. »

Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt. Cream together the
butter, brown sugar and vanilla. Beat in the egg and fruit cocktail.
Stir in the dry ingredients and add the walnuts. Drop batter from a
teaspoon about 2 inches about on a greased baking sheet. Bake in 350
oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown. MAKES: about 6

1 servings

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