Soft Raisin Cookies

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by Sackville

These are delightfully soft and comforting cookies. They almost fall apart in your mouth!

Top Review by MizzNezz

OH my!!! These are SO good! I am really having trouble leaving these alone. I made the recipe as posted, no changes. This makes a lot of cookies. I love raisins, and this is the best raisin cookie recipe I've found!! Very easy. Thanks Friedel!! Definitely one I will repeat.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine raisins and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil and cook for three minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat and let cool but do not drain.
  3. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening or butter with sugar.
  4. Add eggs and vanilla.
  5. Mix dry ingredients together and gradually add to creamed mixture.
  6. Blend thoroughly.
  7. Stir in nuts and raisins, along with the water the raisins were boiled inches.
  8. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased baking sheets.
  9. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes.

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