Raisin Lemon Cookies

Raisin Lemon Cookies


"The tart dough and sweet raisins make an interesting taste combination."


servings 100 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 100 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 54 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease 2 cookie sheets.
  2. In large bowl, cream shortening, sugar, eggs, lemon juice and lemon extract. Mix until well blended. Blend in the flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in the oats and raisins. Drop dough by spoonfuls 2 inches apart on to cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes and transfer to racks to cool.
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  1. 26 Ratings


I read the reviews before I made them and read about them coming out flat so I used unsalted butter and 1/2 the amount called for and they came out perfect!

Great Cookie. It's sweet and a bit tangy. I put some lemon zest insead of extract since I didn't have the extract. I think this cookie might be great with dried cranberries; might make for a ...

Fantastic cookie! Good lemon flavor, I just love them!

I'm going to have to agree with another review about how they look. They taste great but mine didn't look anything like the picture.

The best lemon cookie I have found so far. The lemon flavor is strong and what I'm looking for.

Awesome! My husband said "that's how a cookie should be-flavorful and sweet and salty and crunchy and chewy". This is my second time making them. The first I used butter because I didnt have t...

Not my favorite cookie. Omited the raisins. Added zest but still missing something, can't quite figure it out.

Very tasty, light, flavorful combination of tart/sweet. I used dried cranberries instead of raisins, as another reviewer suggested, and I loved it. Thanks!

These are excellent! Great lemon flavor, with a little crunch to them.