5 oz. Flour--1/2d.

2 oz. Sugar--1/2d.

1/2 teaspoonful Carbonate of Soda

1 oz. Butter

1 teaspoonful Cream of Tartar

6 drops Essence of Almonds--2d.

Total Cost--3d.

Time--10 Minutes.

Rub the butter into the flour, stir in the sugar, carbonate of soda,
and cream of tartar; mix into a stiff dough with the egg and
flavouring. Roll into small balls about the size of a marble; toss in
coarse sugar, put on to a greased baking sheet, and bake from five to
eight minutes.