Raisin Molasses Gem Cookies

Heather M. Baker


These are one of my husbands favorite cookies. They are a nice soft cookie.


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 dozen


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  • 3/4 c
    crisco shortening
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    dark molasses
  • 1
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    sun maid raisins

How to Make Raisin Molasses Gem Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Cream together sugar and Crisco until fluffy. Add molasses and egg; beat until well blended.
  3. Sift together flour and spices; gradually add to wet ingredients.
  4. Gently fold in raisins.
    Cover and refrigerate until chilled (about 1 hour)
  5. Shape dough into walnut sized balls, roll in granulated sugar and place 2" apart on greased cookie sheet.
    Bake for 10-12 mins. until browned.

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Course/Dish: Cookies

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