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Gramma Behm's Raisin Cookies (Kay Vishion) Recipe

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This recipe for Gramma Behm's Raisin Cookies (Kay Vishion), by , is from Duncan Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ann Duncan
Added: Tuesday, October 9, 2007


1 1/2 c water
1 1/2 c raisins
1 c butter
1 1/2 c sugar
3 eggs
1 t vanilla
3 1/2 c flour
1 t baking powder
1 t baking soda
1 t salt
Granulated sugar to roll cookies in

Combine water and raisins in saucepan; cook over medium heat until all the water is absorbed. Cool.

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time. Beat well. Stir in raisins and vanilla. Mix flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Add to creamed mixture. Stir until flour disappears. Drop dough by rounded teaspoon into dish of sugar. Roll around in the sugar and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake in 375 oven for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned, cooling on racks.




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