World War 2 Canadian Army Mess Cookie

100
Servings
4h
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
4h 15m
Ready In

Recipe: #33704

November 11, 2019



"Can cut in 1/4 is a ginger cookie official 1946 Canadian Army Cook’s Manual. It would have been used in the cookhouses and messes of the Victoria-Esquimalt Fortress,can make sour milk by adding vinegar to milk"

Original recipe yields 100 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (59.8 g)
  • Calories 218.7
  • Total Fat - 12.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 1.4 mg
  • Sodium - 459.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 27.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.2 g
  • Sugars - 19.4 g
  • Protein - 1.8 g
  • Calcium - 55.5 mg
  • Iron - 1.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Heat molasses and shortening together, then let the mixture cool

Step 2

Add remaining ingredients and mix together thoroughly

Step 3

Form into rolls about 2 inches in diameter, wrap in waxed paper and chill 3 hours

Step 4

Slice and bake on a greased baking sheet for approximately 15 minutes at 350 °F

Tips & Variations


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