• 21/2 Cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 Cup sour cream
  • 1/2 Cup softened butter
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 2 Teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 21/4 Cups California raisins


Reserve 1 cup flour, then combine all other ingredients except raisins in large mixer bowl. Beat on medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in remaining flour and raisins by hand, until blended. Cover; refrigerate and chill at least 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 120 (Calories from Fat 28%); Total Fat 3.5 ( Saturated Fat 2; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 20; Sodium 85; Potassium 95; Total Carbohydrate 20; Dietary Fiber 1; Sugars 13; Protein 2; Calcium 11; Iron <1;

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