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Jumbo Raisin Spice Cookies

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"These cookies are crunchy with peanuts, chewy with raisins and flavorful with a variety of spices."
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servings 305
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, beat butter until soft. Mix in the vanilla and sugar. Add the eggs and mix well. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger cinnamon and nutmeg. Gradually stir into the butter mixture. Stir in raisins and peanuts. Mixture will be stiff. Take tablespoon-sized pieces of dough and roll into a ball. Place onto cookie sheets and flatten slightly to 1/2 inch thickness.
  3. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes in the preheated oven. Let cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 305 calories; 14.4 41.3 5.6 36 229 Full nutrition

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Stop the presses !!!! Add some rolled oats and voilà ! Delicious, chewy !! My taste bugs are thanking you !!

Tasty cookies, but I think next time I make them I will decrease the amounts of peanuts & raisins. When rolling into balls, there just seemed there was not enough dough to make it "stick". I a...

The cookies had just the right amount of spice. I used 1 1/2 c. oatmeal instead of peanuts and only added 1 and 1/2 cups of raisins. I then added 1/2 c. chopped almonds and 1/2 c of chocolate ch...

Great cookies! I omitted the peanuts and only added 1 cup of raisins. The whole family loves them!

Family ate all of the M&Ms out of the trail mix; so, was left with about 3 cups peanuts and raisins. Used those left-overs to make these cookies. . Pretty good tasting.