RAISIN COOKIES
By Carole MacInnis - Cape Breton, NS

Ingredients:

- 2 cups raisins
- 1 1/2 cups boiling water
- Boil for 5 minutes and cool
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1 cup shortening
- 3 eggs
- 4 cups flour
- 2 tsp salt
- 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp allspice
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg

Cream sugar, shortening, add eggs beat well. Blend into raisin/water misture. Stir together remaining ingredients. Blend flour and raisin/water mixture together and drop by teaspoon on cookie sheet.

Bake at 400 for 10-12 minutes.

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