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Mom's Soft Raisin Cookies

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Category: Biscuits

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Water
  • 2 c Raisins
  • 1 c Shortening
  • 1 3/4 c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 ts Baking powder
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 c Chopped walnuts


Combine raisins and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook for 3
minutes; remove from the heat and let cool (do not drain). In a mixing
bowl, cream shortening; gradually add sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Combine
dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and blend thoroughly.
Stir in nuts and raisins. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart on greased
baking sheets. Bake at 350! for 12-14 minutes. Yield: about 6 dozen.

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