Raisin Cookies

Raisin Cookies


"These raisin cookies are soft and spicy. A wonderful winter snack."


servings 301 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 301 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 12.4 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.3g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 142 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the shortening and brown sugar. Add eggs, mix well. Sift together the flour, cinnamon and baking soda; stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, stir in the milk and the raisins.
  3. Drop dough by rounded spoonfuls onto an unprepared cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from baking sheet to cool on wire racks.
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  1. 18 Ratings


This recipe is almost identical to my Grandmother's. She also added 1/2 tsp of cloves, 1 cup of walnuts increased raisins to 1 cup. I make them for my brother's birthday - it's a family tradit...

These are tasty and addictive - I couldn't have just one or two! The only change I would make is by adding a bit more raisins next time (and I will definately make these again). Thanks for sha...

I tried this cookie recipe with my 7 year old daughter because she had to make a healthy snack for brownies and needed me to help her with the cooking. Very simple recipe, easy to follow, no rol...

EASY,EASY,EASY, and something this great shouldn't be sooo easy! THANK you for a recipe I'm sure to turn to often. I love oatmeal and raisin, so I did make a small substitute. I replaced 1/2 ...

These cookies are delicious and absolutely error proof. I didn't have enough brown sugar so I substitued one cup of the brown sugar with white sugar. I think this is why my cookies came out much...

These are excellent cookies! I did make a couple changes, however. I didn't have any shortening or real butter so I substituted 3/4 cup canola oil and added 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. After ...

This recipe was a lifesaver. I had an inhuman craving for oatmeal raisin cookies, yet I had no oatmeal. I made this instead and boy was I satisfied. So satisfied, in fact, that I ate most of ...

I put a twist on this recipe by using cranraisins and walnuts in them. They were soft a chewy and wonderful.

Wow, incredible! I love them because they are so easy to make. (I can't eat them due to diabetes) My husband and son loved them because of their taste. They loved them too much, in fact. Next ti...