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Jumbo Raisin Cookies

Rated as 4.76 out of 5 Stars

"Juicy raisins are the star in these popular cookies! They're great as a snack with coffee."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 206 cals
Original recipe yields 30 servings (2 1/2 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Place water and raisins in a small saucepan, and bring to boil. Boil 3 to 4 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg; set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, cream together shortening and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in raisins along with the liquid in which they were boiled. Blend in flour mixture, then mix in the walnuts. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in preheated oven, or until firm. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 206 calories; 8.6 g fat; 30.9 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g protein; 12 mg cholesterol; 142 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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These are incredible cookies! My fiance and I eat them just about every night (yes, we bake a batch every weekend). To reduce calories, I use sugar substitute, reduced fat margerine, whole wheat...

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I found this recipe to be a bit unflavorful. I came upon it while looking for a recipe my grandmother gave me years ago, lost it and thought this would be close. If there was more cinnamon added...

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These are incredible cookies! My fiance and I eat them just about every night (yes, we bake a batch every weekend). To reduce calories, I use sugar substitute, reduced fat margerine, whole wheat...

I lost my favorite rasin cookie recipe (Cora's Jumbo Rasin Cookies) and this is the closest I have seen to it - because it too calls for boiling the rasins - which makes for a very moist and tas...

i found this recipe because i was searcing for a way to use up some raisins (husband and i both decided to go to a store and stock up on the same day). i was very happily suprised at how GOOD th...

This is the absolutely the best tasting raisin cookie I have ever made. I had lost this recipe a few yrs back and was thrilled to find it here. My husband and kids have already requested I m...

I add a lot more cinnamon to boost the flavour. THis is very much like the recipe I lost.

mmm mmm mmm... I just finished them and I have to say one of the best recipes I have ever found for raisin cookies. I love that the raisins are soo moist! My 2 year old son is a huge fan too. Ve...

These were yummy, the raisins were really moist. We used pecans instead of walnuts.

We LOVE these cookies! Big hit with my husband who formly would only eat chocolate cookies. The kids loved them and I think this is the best raisin cookie I've found. Thanks for sharing this f...

hey this is a keeper first time i make a coment they are very good and simple try them you eill love them Marc Charron