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My late Mother in law, Mary Capp Bowan, used to make these wonderful cookies. As long as people don't know the secret ingredient, they will love these cookies!

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
12 mins
additional:
3 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
4 dozen
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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

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  • In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening, brown sugar and white sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour baking soda and salt, stir into the creamed mixture along with the ketchup. Fold in the walnuts and raisins last. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.

  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

788 calories; protein 10.2g; carbohydrates 93.4g; fat 42.9g; cholesterol 70.7mg; sodium 342mg. Full Nutrition
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