Grandma's Boiled Raisin Cookies

Recipe by Alison
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 36
YIELD: 6 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Bring water to boil in small pot, add raisans and boil 5 minutes. Cool. Do not drain water - it will be used in recipe.
  • Cream shortening and sugar.
  • Add eggs and beat well.
  • Add cooled raisans with any left over water, and vanilla.
  • Stir flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and allspice to wet ingredients.
  • Drop by teaspoon onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. This mixture is not meant to be really dry.
  • Bake 10 minutes.