Mom's Soft Raisin Cookies Recipe

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Mom's Soft Raisin Cookies
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  1. Combine water and raisins in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook for 3 minutes; remove from the heat and let cool (do not drain).
  2. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in nuts and raisins.
  3. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 6 dozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 286.08 Kcal (1198 kJ)
Calories from fat 63.6 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.07g 11%
Cholesterol 9.09mg 3%
Sodium 106.02mg 4%
Potassium 102.67mg 2%
Total Carbs 50.61g 17%
Sugars 5.76g 23%
Dietary Fiber 0.79g 3%
Protein 4.12g 8%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 12.2mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 283.01 Kcal (1185 kJ)
Calories from fat 62.91 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.99g 11%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 104.89mg 4%
Potassium 101.57mg 2%
Total Carbs 50.07g 17%
Sugars 5.7g 23%
Dietary Fiber 0.78g 3%
Protein 4.08g 8%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 12.1mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.2
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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