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Raisin Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rebecca Pace
Added: Saturday, January 27, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Cups Raisins
1 Cup Water
1 tsp soda
1 Cup Shortening
2 cups Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla
3 Eggs
4 Cups Flour
1 tsp. Baking Powder
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 cup nuts (chopped )

Directions:
Directions:
Combine raisins and water in sauce pan and boil on stove until raisins are plump. Take off stove and add soda. Let cool. Combine shortening, sugar and beat until fluffy. Add Vanilla. Add beaten eggs and water off raisins. Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Add to creamed mixture. Fold in raisins until well mixed. Add nuts if desired.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The best, soft cookie. It is a specialty of LaWana Morrell's. Preserves well, but usually doesn't last that long.

 

 

 

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