Why I Love This Recipe
Gooseberry Patch - Viveca Scott
Ingredients You'll Need
3/4 cup margarine, softened
2 cups brown sugar, packed
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup boiling water
3 cups flour
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup raisins
Optional: 1 cup chopped nuts
Blend together the margarine, brown sugar, and the eggs.
Dissolve the baking soda in the boiling water.
Stir well to blend.
Add the flour to the margarine mixture, alternating with the soda mixture.
Stir in the vanilla, raisins, and the nuts if you are using them.
Drop the dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet.
Bake at 375 F for 10 to 12 minutes.