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Raisin-Filled Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rebecca Pace
Added: Monday, April 10, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 eggs
2 c. sugar
1 1/2 cube margarine
1 c. milk
2 Tbsp. vanilla
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
2 tsp. baking powder
flour--enough to make dough roll

Filling:

2 c. raisins
3 c. water
1 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 Tbsp. corn starch
1/4 c. cold water

Directions:
Directions:
Dough: Mix all ingredients together. Roll out and cut in circles with dough cutter or use ring from quart bottle. Do no over work dough. It needs to be tender or the cookies will be tough.

Filling: Bring to boil raisins, water sugar, salt and cinnamon. In small bowl add corn starch cold water and add to raisins to thicken.

Place 1 - 2 tsp. raisin filling on each circle of dough. Fold top over and make half circle. Pinch dough together .

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
350 degress for 10-12 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a long-time favorite recipe of Aunt Ora Morrell and my mother LaWana Morrell. It is an old pioneer favorite.

 

 

 

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