Retro Recipe Thursdays: Jelly Marmalade Drop Cookies

This week, we're very pleased to feature a retro recipe from our vintage Peter Pauper Press cookbook, The ABC of Cookies. All the recipes from this popular classic have just been made available for Amazon Kindle! (And check out the rest of our first batch of vintage cookbooks here!)

"No matter what the weather, No matter what the clime, Enjoy your cookie-baking! Have a wonderful, wonderful time."


Jelly Marmalade Drop Cookies
Yields 4 dozen cookies

3 cups flour, sifted
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, well beaten
3/4 cup orange marmalade

Sift together flour, soda, and salt. Cream butter; gradually beat in sugar and eggs; stir in flour, then marmalade. Drop from teaspoon on greased baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake in 350° oven about 12 minutes; remove at once from sheet.