Martha's Recipes

Jumbo Raisin Cookies

1 cup water
2 cups raisins
1 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
3 eggs, well beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
4 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp. soda
2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. allspice
1/4 tsp. nutmeg

Add water to raisins and boil 5 minutes. Set aside to cool. 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. Chill dough. Drop by teaspoon onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool for a few minutes on cookie sheet before removing. yield: 7 dozen

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