Community Recipe
from [WilliamGreason]
Sturbridge Hobnail Cookies

Sturbridge Hobnail Cookies

From Kitchen of Sturbridge Village

  • Yield: 1 serving
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Cook time:30 Minutes


  • 1 cup(s) light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup(s) shortening
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) flour sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cinnamom
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 1/2 cup(s) raisins


Cream together the sugar and shortening

Add beaten egg and vanilla

Sift together the dry ingredients

Stir dry mixture into egg mixture a little at a time and blend well

Fold in the raisins

Form into small balls and place on greased cookie sheet, 3 inches apart

Bake at 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes

Makes 3 dozen

Thjis recipe may also be made by substituting 1/2 cup chocolate chips for the raisins and omitting the cinnamom

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