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Raisin Drop Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dolores Copenhaver
Added: Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. raisins
1 c. water
1 tsp. baking soda
1 c. shortening
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. allspice
2 c. granulated sugar
3 eggs, well beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
4 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 c. walnuts, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Combine raisins and water in a saucepan and boil for 5 minutes (there should be about 1/2 c. of liquid left). Cool, then add baking soda. Blend shortening with salt and spices. Gradually add sugar, creaming thoroughly. Add eggs, vanilla, and the cooled raisin mixture. Add the flour sifted with baking powder and mix well. Stir in nuts. Chill dough until stiff. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 400 for 10-12 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 6 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 1/2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is one of my mom's recipes, Mary Lieberenz.

 

 

 

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