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cookies, desserts

Small Nut Cakes

Mom's Black Book
URL: http://recipes.nalbone.us

Servings: 24

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Start to Finish Time: 27 minutes

Raisin and Nut Filled Cookies

Ingredients

  • Cookies
    • 2 cups granulated sugar
    • 1 cup brown sugar
    • 1 cup vegetable shortening, or butter
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 3 teaspoons baking soda
    • 3 teaspoons cream of tartar
    • 7 cups flour
  • Filling
    • 30 ounces seedless raisins
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 cup chopped nuts
    • water
    • cornstarch

Directions

  1. To make the cookies: Cream together shortening, sugars, eggs, milk, and vanilla. Mix in dry ingredients. Roll out onto floured surface and cut into desired shapes. Fill with filling and top with another piece of dough.
  2. To make the filling: Combine raisins, sugar and nuts in a sauce pan. Cover raisins mixture with water and cook.
  3. Thicken with cornstarch.
  4. Fill cookies and bake at 375 degrees F about 10 to 12 minutes or until golden.

Yield: 4 dozen

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 520 Calories; 14g Fat (23.4% calories from fat); 7g Protein; 95g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 22mg Cholesterol; 188mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

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