Jumbo Raisin Cookies

Elaine Douglas

By
@BreadandSoupLady

Another oldie recipe from my old recipe box. My family loved them.
You can healthify the recipe by using coconut oil, hemp hearts, and some whole wheat flour.


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Comments:

Serves:

Makes 4 dozen+

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
raisins
1 c
water
1 c
shortening or 1 c. coconut oil
2 c
white sugar or combination white and brown
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3
eggs
4 c
flour or 3 c. white flour + 1 c. whole wheat
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/4 tsp
allspice, ground
1 c
chopped nuts (optional)
1 Tbsp
hemp hearts (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil together raisins and water for 5 minutes.Cool
2
Cream together shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add cooled raisins and juice.
3
Sift together remaining ingredients except for nuts.
4
Add nuts, mix well and drop by teaspoonful on greased baking sheet.
Bake at 375 F for 12- 15 minutes or until done.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtag: #can be frozen