“From a Wiccan website that I plan to make for the next Sabbat. The site itself said: This recipe yields about 36 cookies which can be served at any of the eight Sabbats, as well as at Esbats and all other Witchy get-togethers. (The above "Cauldron Cookies" recipe is from "The Wicca Spellbook: A Witch's Collection of Wiccan Spells, Potions and Recipes" by Gerina Dunwich, page 167, Citadel Press, Carol Publishing Group Edition, 1995.) Prep time includes refrideration (sp).”
14hrs 8mins
36 Cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the butter in a large cast-iron cauldron (or mixing bowl).
  2. Gradually add the brown sugar, beating well.
  3. Add the eggs, lemon juice, and zest and then beat by hand or with an electric mixer until the mixture is well blended.
  4. The next step is to stir in the flour and pecans.
  5. Cover the cauldron with a lid, aluminum foil, or plastic wrap, and refrigerate overnight.
  6. When ready, shape the dough into one-inch balls and place them about three inches apart on greased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake in a 375° preheated oven for approximately 8 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and place on wire racks until completely cool.

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