Jumbo Raisin Cookies

Jumbo Raisin Cookies


"Juicy raisins are the star in these popular cookies! They're great as a snack with coffee."


50 m servings 206 cals
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Original recipe yields 30 servings



  • Calories:
  • 206 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 8.6 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 142 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place water and raisins in a small saucepan, and bring to boil. Boil 3 to 4 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg; set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, cream together shortening and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in raisins along with the liquid in which they were boiled. Blend in flour mixture, then mix in the walnuts. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in preheated oven, or until firm. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
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  1. 34 Ratings


These are incredible cookies! My fiance and I eat them just about every night (yes, we bake a batch every weekend). To reduce calories, I use sugar substitute, reduced fat margerine, whole wheat...

I lost my favorite rasin cookie recipe (Cora's Jumbo Rasin Cookies) and this is the closest I have seen to it - because it too calls for boiling the rasins - which makes for a very moist and tas...

i found this recipe because i was searcing for a way to use up some raisins (husband and i both decided to go to a store and stock up on the same day). i was very happily suprised at how GOOD th...

This is the absolutely the best tasting raisin cookie I have ever made. I had lost this recipe a few yrs back and was thrilled to find it here. My husband and kids have already requested I m...

I add a lot more cinnamon to boost the flavour. THis is very much like the recipe I lost.

mmm mmm mmm... I just finished them and I have to say one of the best recipes I have ever found for raisin cookies. I love that the raisins are soo moist! My 2 year old son is a huge fan too. Ve...

These were yummy, the raisins were really moist. We used pecans instead of walnuts.

hey this is a keeper first time i make a coment they are very good and simple try them you eill love them Marc Charron

These are so good! I was very skeptical, but I am so glad I tried this recipe!