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Children's Delight Cookies

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This was a favorite of my 6 children. It is easy to make and if the batch is too large, the recipe is easily cut in half."
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servings 404
Original recipe yields 30 servings (5 dozen)


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  1. Boil water and raisins together for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Cream sugar, shortening, eggs and vanilla until light. Pour in the warm raisin mixture, combining well. Stir in dry ingredients that have been combined and blend well.
  3. Drop by tablespoonful on a lightly oiled cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 404 calories; 15.1 63.9 5.2 37 210 Full nutrition

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I didn't realize until it was too late that this makes sooo many cookies. I had to hunt in my kitchen to find a bowl big enough to mix it all. I was hoping that I had realized it ahead of time...

This is a simple recipe with basic ingredients and a taste that everyone will enjoy. I used craisins instead of raisins, which I believe made it look a little nicer. These cookies are cake-lik...

A bit too sweet but very delicious! Easy to make. I made about 80 cookies with this recipe. I used half shortening, half butter. Result: very soft cookies.