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Raisin Filled Cookies Recipe

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

Yvonne Levesque
Added: Sunday, March 1, 2009


1 cup shorening or oleo
2 cups sugar (1 brown, one white)
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
Sift together 6 cups flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 3 teaspoonsbaking powder.
1 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon baking soda in 1 tablesppon boiling water

Raisin Filling:
1 cup raisins
2 cups water
1 cup sugar
pinch of salt
thicken with 1 or 1 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
teaspoon vanilla

Cook Raisin mixture (without vanilla) 5 to 10 minutes then add vanilla

Mix cookie ingredients:
Cream sugars, shortening, and eggs. Add vanilla and dry ingredients, sour milk, and soda mixture.
Roll out and cut with a drinking glass
Add a dollop of filling and cover with another cookie.
Back 350 for 8-10 minutes until lightly browned.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My sisters & I will always remember the day that it snowed and when we got off the bus our parents met us with raisin cookies and snowmen.




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