• 1 Cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Drops almond extract
  • 2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 Cup California raisins


Cream butter and sugar; blend in egg yolk and extracts. Sift flour with salt; stir into mixture along with raisins. Drop by small teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake at 400°F for 10 to 12 minutes or until delicately browned.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 70 (Calories from Fat 51%); Total Fat 4 ( Saturated Fat 2.5; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 15; Sodium 50; Potassium 26; Total Carbohydrate 8; Dietary Fiber 0; Sugars 4; Protein 1; Calcium 3; 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.