You will absolutely love these Raisin Filled cookies. The raisin filling is our favorite part of these cookies….and of course the frosting glaze! Our cute Grandpa Tom is the biggest raisin filled cookie lover ever!! Our grandma Char used to make them for him. These are for you Grandpa!
Our grandpa Tom – the raisin filled cookie lover!
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Raisin Filled Cookies
A delicious raisin filled cookie that is so delicious and you will go crazy over the raisin filling! It's so good!
20 minPrep Time 15 minCook Time
35 minTotal Time
Raisin Filling: 2 cups raisins 1 cup water (to cover raisins) 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla pinch of salt pinch of nutmeg 2 tablespoons flour 1/4 cup water Cookie dough: 1/2 cup butter, softened to room temp 1/8 cup butter shortening 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup sugar 1 egg, beaten 3 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup milk Frosting Glaze: 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla
Raisin filling: Put raisins in a pan and cover with water. Boil for 5 minutes. Mix together sugar, butter, vanilla, salt, nutmeg, flour, and 1/4 cup water. Add to the raisin mixture and turn the heat down to low setting. Stir and cook until it thickens - about 5 to 7 minutes. Set aside to cool while you make the cookie dough. Cookie Dough: Combine softened butter, shortening, vanilla, and sugar. Add in egg. Stir flour, salt, and baking powder together in another bowl. Add dry mixture to the butter mixture and add milk. Stir in well. Chill dough for about 10 to 15 minutes. Roll dough about 1/8 inch thick. Cut into circles with a 3 inch round cookie cutter. You could also use the top of a glass that is 3 inches in diameter. Place cookie dough circle on an ungreased cookie sheet. Place a tablespoon of raisin filling in the center of the cookie. Top with a second cookie and seal the edges with a fork. Bake at 375 for 10 to 12 minutes or until very lightly browned. Glaze: When cookies are cooled mix together the melted butter, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla. Frost the tops of each cookie.
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