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Raisin Filled Cookies

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 7 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
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  • Filling:
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  • 2 cups chopped or ground raisins
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cups chopped walnuts

Preparation:

Cream sugar and shortening until light and fluffy. Stir in eggs, milk, flour, cream of tartar, baking powder, baking soda, and vanilla. Roll dough thin. Cut round 2 1/2-inch cookies and place on lightly greased baking sheets. Put 1 teaspoon filling (directions below) on each cookie round and cover with another cookie round. Seal edges with a fork. Make a small slit in top of each.
Bake raisin cookies at 325° for 10 minutes. Store raisin cookies in tightly covered container.

To make filling:
Chop raisins in food processor or put through a grinder. Combine 2 cups chopped or ground raisins, 1 cup sugar, 2 teaspoons flour and 1 cup water in saucepan. Cook until raisin mixture is thick. Let mixture cool, then add 1/2 cup chopped nuts.

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 5 out of 5
Ultimate raisin filled cookie, Member TrudyF

They don't get any better than this. This is a recipe I used for 40 years, my mother used longer than that, and HER mother used ..........Compliments will abound (i dont use the nuts)

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