Native American Recipes in Olden Times - Sioux Corn Cookies (Wagmiza Wasna) Illustration

Wagmiza Wasna
(Sioux corn cookies)

Chewy on the inside, crisp on the outside.
Adjusted for modern ingredients.

2 cups yellow cornmeal

1 cup oil

1 cup raisins

1/3 cup brown sugar

Direction: Toast cornmeal in skillet - stirring to prevent burning. Heat oil. Grind raisins and mix with hot oil. Add browned cornmeal and sugar. Stir together and press onto a cookie sheet. Leave on cookie sheet until cook. Eat by the handful, like candy.

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