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Raisin filled cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beth Fernandez
Added: Monday, October 20, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c brown sugar
1 c Shortening
2 eggs
3 1/2 c flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp soda
1 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp vanilla

Filling:
1 c sugar
1 Tbsp. flour
1 c. hot water
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 c raisin
1 c chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening, add sugar and cream well. Add eggs, beat till fluffy. Sift flour, salt, soda, and cream of tartar. Add to cream mixture, add vanilla. Shape dough into 2 long rolls, wrap in wax paper, refrigerate overnight.

Filling: Put raisins through food processor, chop nuts, mix sugar, flour, water over low heat, stirring constantly till thick. Add raisins and nuts. Boil 1 minute, let cool. Slice cookies, put 1 tsp. filling between 2 cookies. Bake 400 for 9 minutes. Let cool 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was hand written by my mom and was given to her by her sister Toots.

 

 

 

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