1/4 cup butter 3 cups flour 1/4 cup lard 1/2 tablespoon ginger 1/4 cup boiling water 1/3 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/8 teaspoon clove 1/2 cup molasses 1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon soda Chopped walnut meat
Pour water over butter and lard, then add sugar, molasses mixed with soda, flour, salt, and spices. Chill thoroughly, roll one-fourth inch thick, cut in strips three and one-half inches long by one and one-half inches wide. Sprinkle with nut meat and bake ten minutes.