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Raisin Drop Cookies Recipe

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2 c. raisins
1 c. water
4 c. sifted flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 c. shortening
1 3/4 c. sugar
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. chopped nuts -optional

Bring raisins and water to a boil. Boil until the raisins are plump, about 3 minutes. Cool. Sift flour, baking powder, soda, salt and spices together. Cream shortening and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. Stir in the raisins and any remaining water. Gradually add the flour mixture, blending thoroughly after each addition. Stir in nuts.
Drop by tablespoon about 1" apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 375 for 12-15 minutes.

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Personal Notes:
Favorite cookies of my Grandson's.




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