Grandma’s Sugary Cookies

Nothing beats Grandma's raisin cookies!
  • Yields 36 cookies
  • Details


    • 2 cups California raisins
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 1 cup shortening
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 3 cups flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    • sugar


    Place raisins in medium saucepan; fill with water until raisins are just covered. Simmer until water is all absorbed. Set aside to cool. Cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs and vanilla, beating thoroughly. Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, salt and nutmeg; add to creamed mixture. Stir in raisins. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet and flatten with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 400°F about 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 150 (3% from fat); Total Fat 6g (sat 1.5g, mono 3g, poly 2g, trans <1g ); Cholesterol 10mg; Protein 2g; Carbohydrate 23g; (Dietary Fiber <1g; Sugars 15g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 110mg; Calcium 6mg; Potassium 86mg

    This recipe is found in the following categories:

    Special Diet

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