Raisin Spice Cookies
 
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These cookies are full of plump raisins, with a hint of warm spices.
Recipe type: Dessert | Drop Cookies
Ingredients
Dough:
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups raisins
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Instructions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare 2 large baking sheets; lightly grease with shortening, or line with parchment paper, or line with a non-stick baking mat.
Dough:
  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine water and raisins; bring to a gentle boil, boiling about 5 minutes. Set aside and let cool to room temperature. Do not drain excess water. Tip: Place saucepan in another larger pan or bowl filled with cold water to cool raisin-water mixture faster.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice; whisk together to mix. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl of an electric mixer, combine butter and sugar; cream together until mixture appears light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl with a rubber spatula so the mixture blends evenly. Add eggs; beat until thoroughly mixed. Add vanilla and cooled raisin-water mixture; stir until mixed. Add sifted flour mixture, stir until mixed.
  4. Bake: Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets. Bake 13 to 14 minutes or until cookies are set and very lightly browned. Remove cookies from baking sheets with a metal spatula and place on a wire cooling rack to cool.
Recipe Notes
Pan: Two Large Baking Sheets Pan Prep: Parchment Lined or Lightly Greased Oven Temp: 350° Yield: 8 Dozen Storage: Airtight Container, Room Temperature

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