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

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
15 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
30
Yield:
2 1/2 dozen
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Ingredients

30
Original recipe yields 30 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place water and raisins in a small saucepan, and bring to boil. Boil 3 to 4 minutes. Set aside to cool.

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  • Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg; set aside.

  • 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.

  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in preheated oven, or until firm. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

206 calories; protein 2.5g; carbohydrates 30.9g; fat 8.6g; cholesterol 12.4mg; sodium 141.8mg. Full Nutrition
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