Raisin Honey Chews

Raisin Honey Chews


"These cookies are soft and moist. They are my family's favorite cookie."


servings 230 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 230 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.2g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 140 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Cream together shortening, sugar, honey, egg, and orange peel. Stir in flour, baking soda, salt, and oats; beat well. Stir in raisins. Drop by tablespoons onto cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until evenly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
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  1. 15 Ratings


Excellent texture, very moist and chewy. I love honey - however, I thought they were overly sweet without having much flavor. Maybe the addition of cinnamon would have helped.

Yummy. I took others' suggestions and cut the sugar to less than half a cup, and the cookies were still quite sweet - 1/4 cup of sugar would have been plenty. I used the zest of 1 whole orange, ...

This was a great recipe, especially the great honey flavor, and crunchy ouside and chewy inside. I used cinnamon in place of the orange zest and a fake egg replacement. Thanks so much!

These were very pleasant flavoured cookies. It is a great way to use up the last little bit of honey. We will make these again. I altered the recipe a little by using butter instead of shortenin...

I wasn't impressed with the flavor of these cookies, although I liked the texture. Next time I make these I will add some almond and/or vanilla extract to mellow the orange flavor, which was jus...

i enjoyed these cookies a lot. soft & chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside with a nice buttery flavor. i didn't have oranges so i used 1/2 tsp. orange juice in place of the orange zest,...

I Brought these to bible study and they disappeared. I substituted butter for shortening. Sugar was decreased to 1/2 cup but could have been cut down to 1/4 cup. I used 1/2 white flour and 1/...

Yummy and so easy! Will probably add some chopped nuts into the mix next time and omit the orange zest.

very yummy cookie, I used whole wheat flour and removed 1/2 cup sugar and the cookie was still moist and yummy. The honey adds such a wonderful flavor. This cookie will appear in my cookie jar f...