POOR MAN'S COOKIES

 

  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups raisins
  • 2 1/3 cups water
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup nuts - chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons hot milk or water
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • Boil raisins in water slowly for 20 minutes. Stir in shortening and melt. Add baking soda. Cool.
  • Mix dry ingredients together and add to mixture. Add egg, nuts and vanilla.
  • Spread on greased baking sheet (10x12 with 1/2 inch sides) and bake in 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.
  • While cookie is cooling slightly, mix glaze. Cover cookie with glaze before cutting into squares.

Notes

Categories: Cookies 

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