Food for Thought – Edwina Napier



Happy birthday to my great-grandson Jett Napier of LaGrange, Georgia on February 2edwinanapierclr1 and Daniel Boone on February 29.

Bible Verse

And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

I Corinthians 13:13

Scotchies (Cookies)

1 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup shortening

1 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup quick cooking oats

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1 cup shredded coconut

1 egg

Sift together flour, salt and soda. Cream shortening, beat in sugar gradually.

Add egg and vanilla and beat until light and fluffly. Stir in flour, oats, pecans and coconut.

Drop from teaspoon on greased cookie sheet. Flatten each cookie to 1/8 inch thickness with bottom of glass dipped in flour.

Bake at 325 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from pan immediately. Makes 4 dozen cookies.


Vinegar Pie

1 cup sugar

2 heaping tablespoons flour

3 egg yolks

3 tablespoons vinegar

2 tablespoons butter

1 cup boiling water

pinch of salt

Mix all ingredients together. Cook until thick. Pour into baked pie crust. Make meringue with the 3 egg whites, 3 tablespoons sugar and put on pie. Brown in 325 degree oven.