Graham Crackers Recipe

Servings: 6 dozen

Step 1

Cream shortening and sugar together until fluffy. Add vanilla.

Step 2

Sift flour. Measure, and add salt, soda and baking powder to flour. Sift again.

Step 3

Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with milk to shortening mixture. Mix thoroughly after each addition. Chill dough in refrigerator overnight.

Step 4

In the morning, turn out on floured board and roll as thin as possible. Cut in squares or any shape desired. Place 1" apart on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350-F until crisp and a golden brown.

Mrs. Henry E. Yoder, Grantsville, Md.

Source: Mennonite Community Cookbook, by Mary Emma Showalter, 1957. Recipes from old Mennonite cookbooks, brought up to date with standard measures and directions.

From: Sallie Austin

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Shortening
  • 2c Brown sugar
  • 1c Granulated sugar
  • 2c White flour
  • 4c Graham flour
  • 1ts Soda
  • 2ts Baking powder
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1c Sweet or sour milk
  • 1ts Vanilla

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