Children's Delight Cookies

4.5
(4)

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.

1
Servings:
30
Yield:
5 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water

  • 3 cups raisins

  • 2 cups shortening

  • 8 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 4 cups white sugar

  • 6 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions

  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
15g Fat
64g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 30
Calories 404
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 159mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.