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Raisin Filled Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janet Mann
Added: Saturday, July 19, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup soft shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 tablespoons thick cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups sifted flour
1/4 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Raisin Filling
1 1/2 cups raisins
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together thoroughly the shortening, sugar, and eggs. Stir in the cream and vanilla. Sift together the dry ingredients and stir in to the creamed ingredients. Chill the dough.
Mix the filling together in a sauce pan and cook slowly stirring constantly until thickened about 5 minutes. Cool mixture.

Roll the cookie dough out and cut into 3" round circles. Add a spoon of filling and top with another cookie. Or fold the cookie in half like a turnover. Press the edges together to seal edge. Place on a greased cookie sheet and bake @ 400 for 8 to 10 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 3 to 4 dozen cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A Bachand family favorite.

 

 

 

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