Mom's Soft Raisin Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 36 Cookies
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Ingredients:

2 cups raisins
1 cup water
1 cup shortening
1 3/4 cups sugar
2 large eggs -- lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
 

Preparation / Directions:

Combine raisins and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook for 3 minutes; remove from the heat and let cool (do not drain). In a mixing bowl, cream shortening; gradually add sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and blend thoroughly. Stir in nuts and raisins. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350ΓΈ for 12 to 14 minutes.

 

Nutritional Information:

171 Calories (kcal); 7g Total Fat; (36% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 26g Carbohydrate; 10mg Cholesterol; 112mg Sodium


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