Gramma D's Jumbo Raisin Cookies

Gramma D's Jumbo Raisin Cookies Recipe

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robyn cooper

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As a children, my siblings and I grew up on this recipe. My grandmother made this for us all the time and was our afternoon snack. These cookies aren't like your ordinary cookie. They are soft and delicious.

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Ingredients

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  • 1 c
    water
  • 2 c
    raisins
  • 1 c
    shortening
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla
  • 4 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts

How to Make Gramma D's Jumbo Raisin Cookies

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  1. Boil raisins and water together 5 minutes. Cool. (DO NOT DRAIN THE LIQUID OFF OF THE RAISINS) Cream shortening and sugar. Add the eggs and beat well. Add vanilla and cooled raisins. Sift the flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice together and add to the raisin mixture. Blend well. Add the nuts and chill dough. Dropped on a greased cookie sheet or a parchment paper lined cookie sheet and bake at 400 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes. ****this batter is thick*****

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