Boiled Raisin Cookies

1
mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

These are my oldest son Bruce's favorite cookie!
This is one of my most used recipes. Sometimes I substitute dates, craisins or chocolate pieces for the raisins.

This recipe really makes a big batch.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6-8 dozen
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

2 c
raisins
1 c
water
2 c
sugar
3/4 c
shortening, crisco
3/4 c
butter, softened
3
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
5-6 c
flour
1 c
oatmeal, uncooked
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
nutmeg or omit and use 2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 tsp
cinnamon
2 tsp
baking soda in 1/4 cup hot water
1 c
nuts

How to Make Boiled Raisin Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Boil raisins with water until almost all water is absorbed. Cool.
  • 2Cream together sugar, crisco, and butter. Add eggs.
  • 3Sift together flour, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon.
  • 4Add to butter mixture and mix in remaining ingredients, including the raisins.
  • 5Drop by teaspoon onto un-greased cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Let stand on cookie sheet 2 minutes, then remove to wire rack to cool.

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