Place in a mixing bowl Two and one-half cups of syrup, One cup of shortening. Cream well and then add Eight cups of flour, Four level tablespoons of baking powder, One cup of milk, One-half cup of cocoa, One tablespoon of cinnamon, One teaspoon of cloves, One teaspoon of allspice, Two eggs, Two cups of finely-chopped peanuts. Beat to mix thoroughly and then grease and flour a baking pan and turn in the batter. Place the raisins one at a time on the top of the batter and gently press them into the dough. Bake for fifty minutes in a slow oven. Cool and then ice and decorate with Hallowe’en figures and then cut into blocks.

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