Oh weary Mother, rolling dough, Don’t you wish that food would grow? How happy all the world would be With a Cookie bush, and a doughnut tree. – This recipe is from Cross Country Cookery which was published privately by Mrs.N.C. (Helen Bemis) Black, 2214 South Goebbert, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005. Bicentennial Edition, 1976.
4 cups of love 5 spoons of hope 2 cups of loyalty 2 spoons of tenderness 3 cups of forgiveness 1 cup of friendship 4 quarts of faith 1 barrel of laughter Take love and loyalty, mix it thoroughly with faith. Blend it with tenderness, kindness,and understanding. Add friendship and hope, sprinkle abundantly with laughter….