Grandma's Sugary Cookies

Grandma's Sugary Cookies

 

 


Nothing beats Grandma's raisin cookies!
INGREDIENTS
1-1/2 cups California raisins
1-1/2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
Sugar
PROCEDURE
Place raisins in medium saucepan; fill with water until raisins are just covered. Simmer until water is all absorbed. Set aside to cool. Cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs and vanilla, beating thoroughly. Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, salt and nutmeg; add to creamed mixture. Stir in raisins. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet and flatten with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 400°F about 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Yields: 72 Cookies