Ingredients

  • 2 Cups flour
  • 2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon mace
  • 1/2 Cup shortening
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 Cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 Cup California raisins
  • 3/4 Cup chopped walnuts

Procedure

Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and spices. Cream shortening, sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Blend in sifted dry ingredients. Add raisins and walnuts; mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350°F about 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 110 (Calories from Fat 39%); Total Fat 5 ( Saturated Fat 1; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 10; Sodium 35; Potassium 75; Total Carbohydrate 15; Dietary Fiber <1; Sugars 9; Protein 2; Calcium 10; Iron 0;

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Raisins are excellent food choices for most individuals, including those with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
- James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.