Delicious raisin filled cookies with sugar & cinnamon. A taste treat from Amish country.
- 1 1/2 cups of raisins
- 1 cup water
Boil raisins in water till the water is gone. The let the raisins cool.
- 1 cup softened or melted butter
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
Add the butter and baking soda to the cooled raisins.
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
In a separate bowl, beat together vanilla, eggs and sugar until well combined. Add the raisin mixture to the sugar/eggs mixture and stir.
- 3 1/4 – 3 1/2 cups of flour
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
Combine the flour and salt with the above raisin mixture in a large bowl, mix well. At this point, chill for a couple of hours in the refrigerator.
Flour your hands and roll the dough into small balls.
- 3 tablespoons of sugar
- 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
Mix sugar and cinnamon well in a small bowl or plate. Roll the dough balls in the sugar/cinnamon mixture.
Place balls on ungreased or parchment paper lined cookie sheets.
Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until puffed but firm.
Makes 3 – 5 dozen depending on the size of your dough balls.