Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Sugar Cookie Recipes (Yum!)

Here is another recipe from the 1973 cookbook put together by Sarah Circle, Sherwood United Methodist Church. This recipe was submitted by Mrs. A.E. Sherk (1882-1978). She and her son, Ronald wrote an early history of Sherwood. She was the long-time librarian at the Sherwood Public Library. I don't have a picture, but maybe you do. The recipe is very brief and limited instructions, not like today. An internet search says that a "quick oven" is a setting of around 400 degrees.

2 eggs
1 c. sugar (heaped)
1/2 c. butter or shortening
1 tsp. vanilla
2 tbsp. milk
2 tsp. baking powder

Mix soft. Quick oven.

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Ronald Sherk, was the son of Albert Earl Sherk and Annie Sherk. Ronald wrote the early history of the town of Sherwood.

A.W.

Anonymous said...

I don't think that Annie Sherk helped to write the book. She may have been interviewed, but she didn't help her son with his college homework!!!!

JayCee said...

Says who? She probably wrote the whole thing and handed him a pen and said, Now sign this or your board and room just went up 1000%.

That's what my mother would have done.

Anonymous said...

Actually Ronald Sherk's "History of Sherwood" lists Mr. A.E. Sherk of Sherwood & Mrs. A.E. Sherk of Sherwood in the list of interviews conducted in researching his paper. The paper was written in the summer & fall of 1935 as a thesis for his bachelor's degree for what is now George Fox University. He graduated in June 1936.
A.W.

Anonymous said...

How does the baking Powder work in cookies?

Anonymous said...

There is no flour in the recipe!!!

Anonymous said...

There is no flour in this recipe.

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