Dave's Big Raisin Cookies

Dave's Big Raisin Cookies


"Here is Dave's Big Raisin cookies, the best you can find."


servings 75 cals
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Original recipe yields 84 servings



  • Calories:
  • 75 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 2.7 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 79 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Add water to raisins and boil 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  2. Cream shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add cooled raisins and water. Sift together the flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg. Add flour mixture to raisin mixture, blend well.
  3. Chill dough until firm.
  4. Drop by teaspoon onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool for a few minutes on cookie sheet before removing.
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  1. 27 Ratings


I have no idea why there are so few reviews for this recipe. It's phenomenal!! Hearty, homey and wholesome, full of flavor. Equally at home with a tall, cold glass of milk or a steaming mug of ...

I've made raisin cookies several times, using this recipe. The cookies are very moist and taste great!

These are great cookies, especially right out of the oven! I baked some half an hour ago and there are only two left. I mixed up the whole batch, formed them into four rolls, and keep them in th...

We really liked these cookies. Great with a cup of tea before bed. I can't bring myself to use two teaspoons of salt in anything, so I used one and they were fine. I also bake everything at 3...

My father made a similar cookie, he called them Yummy Raisin Cookies. He added a cup of chopped walnuts, used 1 teaspoon of salt and skipped chilling the dough.

Made these cookies just as the recipe is written. The only change I made is that I really didn't let the raisins and water cool before I added it to the dough and I did not chill until the doug...

Awesome cookies! Once in a while instead of boiling the raisins I soak them in spiced rum overnight :) Very tasty.

These were amazing!

Taste super good right out of the oven! Might add some more spice next time. GREAT Recipe!