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Icebox Raisin-filled Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Icebox Raisin-filled Cookies, by , is from The Hart Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Karen Pingree
Added: Sunday, September 17, 2006


2 c shortening
2 c sugar
1 c brown sugar
4 eggs, slightly beaten
2 Tbsp milk
6 c flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla

2 c ground raisins
c sugar
1 Tbsp flour
1 c water
1 tsp vanilla
c chopped nuts

Cream shortening and add sugars. Mix well before adding eggs, milk and vanilla. Sift dry ingredients into the mixture. Combine and form into four rolls. Wrap each roll in waxed paper and chill dough until ready to bake. Slice dough thin and place on a greased cookie sheet. Add 1 tsp filling and top with another cookie slice. Seal edges and bake 10 minutes at 375 or until done. To make filling, mix all ingredients except nuts and vanilla. Cook in saucepan until thickened. Add nuts and vanilla and cool.




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