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T.J.'s Apple-Raisin Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for T.J.'s Apple-Raisin Cookies, by , is from The Madson Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

T.J. Engstrom
Added: Wednesday, June 18, 2008


1/2 c. shortening
1 c. chopped walnuts
1 1/3 c. brown sugar
1 c. apples, finely diced
1 egg
1 c. raisins
2 c. flour
1/4 c. milk
1 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1 1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 t. cinnamon
1 T. butter
1/2 t. ground cloves
1/2 t. vanilla
1/4 t. nutmeg
2 1/2 T. half and half cream

Beat shortening and brown sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and blend thoroughly. Stir together four, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Stir half the dry ingredients into creamed mixture. Stir in nuts, apple and raisins, then remaining half of dry ingredients and milk. Mix well.

Drop from tablespoon 1 1/2 in. apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake in preheated 400 oven for 10-12 minutes. Remove cookies to racks and while still warm, spread with glaze.

Glaze: Combine powdered sugar, butter, vanilla and enough cream to make glaze of spreading consistency. Beat until smooth. Spread on warm cookies.




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