Thursday, March 24, 2016

Amish Raisin Puff Cookie Recipe

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.