Currant Cookies Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 4 cups all-purpose flour
<br>- 1 ½ cups white sugar
<br>- 1 tablespoon baking powder
<br>- ¾ teaspoon ground nutmeg
<br>- 1 cup shortening
<br>- ¼ cup milk
<br>- 3  eggs, beaten
<br>- 1 cup dried currants
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder and nutmeg. Cut in shortening using a pastry cutter until the mixture is crumbly. Add enough milk to the eggs to make 1 full cup. Stir into the flour mixture. Mix in currants. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
<br>step 2: Preheat a griddle to medium high heat and lightly oil. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into circles using a cookie cutter.
<br>step 3: Fry cookies on both sides until golden. Cool on wire racks.
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Ingredients
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 ½ cups white sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- ¾ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 cup shortening
- ¼ cup milk
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1 cup dried currants

Directions
step 1: In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder and nutmeg. Cut in shortening using a pastry cutter until the mixture is crumbly. Add enough milk to the eggs to make 1 full cup. Stir into the flour mixture. Mix in currants. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
step 2: Preheat a griddle to medium high heat and lightly oil. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into circles using a cookie cutter.
step 3: Fry cookies on both sides until golden. Cool on wire racks.

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