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Raisin Filled Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Raisin Filled Cookies, by , is from Steve & Cindy Garner Family Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Esther Hartman-- Brittany's Great Grandmother
Added: Saturday, January 3, 2009


1 c. sugar
1 egg
1 c. shortening

1/2 c. milk
3 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. cream of tarter
1 tsp. vanilla extract

1 c. raisins
1/2 c. water
1/2 c. sugar
2 tsp. flour
black walnuts

Boil the filling ingredients until it thickens. Then let COOL.

Cream together first 3 ingredients; add the milk, baking soda, flour, cream of tarter, and vanilla.

Roll cookie dough flat and cut with round cutter.
Spread filling (cooled) over dough and cover with another piece of cut dough.

Pinch edges with a floured fork.
Bake at 375 F. for 10-12 min.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are the ones that Grandma Ryder ( Louise Hartman Ryder Linebaugh) always made for us.




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