Amish Soft Raisin Cookies

Recipe by grandma2969
READY IN: 42mins
YIELD: 9 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

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