Amish Soft Raisin Cookies

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READY IN: 42mins
Recipe by grandma2969

taken from an Amish cookbook

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add boiling water to raisins.
  2. Cook 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  3. Cream crisco and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla -- and beat well.
  4. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices.
  5. Add alternately with raisin liquid to creamed mixture.
  6. Stir in raisins and nuts.
  7. Chill dough several hours or overnight.
  8. Drop by teaspoonsful onto greased cookie sheet.
  9. Bake at 350* for 12 minutes.

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