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Raisin and Nut Cookies

ConnieConnie Raymond

Chewy, moist, delicious. Old family favorite

total time:
20 min


  • 1 Cup Shortening
  • 2 Cups Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 Cups Flour
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Cup Chopped nuts
  • 1 Cup Raisins
Raisin and Nut Cookies photo


  • 1

    Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees

  • 2

    Place raisins in a microwavable bowl with 2-3 Tablespoons of water. Microwave until raisins are plump and moist.

  • 3

    Cream Shortening, Brown Sugar and Eggs.

  • 4

    Add dry ingredients and mixed nuts in order given. Add raisins and the water they were microwaved in. Bake 10-12 minutes on an ungreased cookie sheet.


I have loved these cookies since childhood.



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