Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

The name is misleading these are soft and comforting. A Christmas tradition at our house.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 then grease several baking sheets or coat with nonstick spray.
  2. In small bowl cover raisins with hot water then let stand 10 minutes.
  3. Drain well and set aside.
  4. In medium bowl stir flour, cinnamon, baking soda, cloves, nutmeg and salt then set aside.
  5. In large bowl with electric mixer on medium beat sugar and butter until very blended and fluffy.
  6. Reduce speed to low and beat in oil, molasses, vanilla and pumpkin until evenly incorporated.
  7. Beat or stir in flour mixture then add raisins until evenly incorporated.
  8. Drop dough onto baking sheets in golf ball size mounds spacing 2” apart.
  9. Bake cookies one sheet at a time in upper third of oven for 15 minutes.