Total Time
4hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 4 hrs

These creamy raisin clusters make welcome holiday gifts. Give them in pretty tins or glass containers tied with holidya bows.


  1. Place raisins in a steamer basket or strainer. Place over boiling water but not touchin it.
  2. Steam, covered, for 5 minute.
  3. Combine cream cheese and butter in heavy bottomed saucepan. Stir over low heat until butter is melted, cheese is soft and mixture is well combined.
  4. Transfer to large bowl of mixer.
  5. Add powdere sugar, one cup at a time, until frosting is thick and creamy but not dry.
  6. Add vanilla. Stir in raisins gently.
  7. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Let dry, uncovered, for 4 hours or overnight.