Delicious Nut Cookies
Cream the butter and add the sugar gradually. Add the eggs one at a time, working well after adding each egg. Add the dissolved soda, then half of the flour, mixed and sifted with the cinnamon and salt. Then add the nut meats, fruit and remaining flour. Drop by spoonfuls, one inch apapr, on buttered tins. Bake at 350-F about 15 minutes. Other nuts may be substituted for the walnuts. Source: Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book - Fine Old Recipes, Culinary Arts Press, 1936.