Perfect Raisin Drop Cookies

December 23, 2020  Online Recipe Guide Avatar

2 cups raisins
1 cup water
1 tsp soda
2 cups sugar
1 cup oleo
3 eggs – well beaten
1 cup chopped nuts
1 tsp vanilla
4 cups flour
1 tsp Clabber Girl Baking Powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg

Boil together for 5 minutes the raisins and water, set aside to cool and stir in the soda. Cream together until light and fluffy the sugar and shortening. Add eggs, chopped nuts and vanilla. Add the raisins and liquid from same. Sift flour, salt, Clabber Girl Baking Powder, cinnamon and nutmeg together, and add to above mixture. Refrigerate batter for 1 hour or longer (covered).

Drop by teaspoon onto greased baking sheet. Bake in 375 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Store in tight container. Makes 5 to 6 dozen cookies and retain flavor long time.


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