Pepper Nuts No 1

Two pounds of flour, one and a half pounds of sugar, half a pound of

butter, three eggs, two even teaspoonfuls of soda sifted with the flour,

pepper to taste. Beat the butter to a cream, add the sugar and beat very

light, then the eggs and flour. Roll out and cut in small, round cakes,

bake a light brown. They will keep a long time.