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Raisin Filled Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Raisin Filled Cookies, by , is from The Hicks Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Stephanie Sayre
Added: Thursday, July 3, 2008


1 c. shortening
2 c. brown sugar
3 eggs
2 tbsp. cold water
4 c. flour
1 t. soda
1 t. vanilla
salt to taste

1 c. raisins
1 c. sugar
1 c. water
1 tbsp. flour

Blend shortening, sugar, and eggs. Add water and vanilla. Add dry ingredients. Roll onto floured surface and cut using round cookie cutter. Place cookies on parchment lined cookie sheets. Boil together filling ingredients and cool. Drop by teaspoon onto cookies and top with a second cookie. Pinch edges. With knife, make small slit in top cookie. Sprinkle with granulated sugar. Bake at 375 for 10 to 12 minutes.




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