Soya Refrigerator Cookies

Soya Refrigerator Cookies

    Source: Health for Victory Club (WWII vintage)

    2/3 cp high fat soya flour
    1/2 cp shortening
    1 cp white sugar
    2 eggs
    1 tsp grated lemon rind
    1 1/2 cp sifted, enriched all-purpose flour
    1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp nutmeg

    Instructions

    1 - Cream together soya flour, shortening and sugar.
    2 - Add eggs and lemon rind, beating well.
    3 - Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg together.
    4 - Add to the creamed mixture and blend thoroughly.
    5 - Shape into a roll and cover with wax paper.
    6 - Place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
    7 - Slice into 1/4 " thick pieces and put on ungreased cookie sheet.
    8 - Bake 12 minutes at 375 degrees.

    Recipe Amount - four to five dozen cookies.