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Every family has their own recipe that they hold near and dear. We’ve managed to pry a few away!


3 eggs

Heaping 3/4 cup white sugar

½ cup of oil or applesauce

Zest of 1 lemon

Zest of 1 orange

4 cups of flour

2 tsps baking powder

Sprinkling of salt


Possible fillings:

Chocolate chips, fruit jelly, strawberries and peanut butter.



1. Beat together eggs, sugar and zests.

2. Sift flour and baking powder then add slowly to the wet mixture. Knead together by hand until dough comes together and is not sticky.

3. Roll out and use a round glass to make circles in the dough – fill with all kinds of things, such as: chocolate chips, fruit jelly, strawberries and peanut butter (put the peanut butter UNDERNEATH the strawberry).

4. Bake for 12-15 minutes at 350 until golden brown.