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Boiled Raisin Cookies Recipe

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

Jo-Anne Cooper
Added: Tuesday, April 4, 2006


2 cups raisins
1 cup water
1 cup butter
2 cups brown sugar
3 eggs
3 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. allspice
1 1/2 tsps. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla

Combine raisins and water in a saucepan and boil for 5 minutes. Cool. Cream butter, sugar,and eggs. Add raisins and remaining ingredients. Drop by teaspoons onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 400F for 12 - 14 minutes.




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