Thursday, August 25, 2011

Raisin Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe and Linky Party

It's back to school time for many families, so I'm sharing a cookie recipe which can easily be sent in school lunches, and it's just as easy to take on the road too if you are a busy homeschooling family. Cookies are always favorite snacks and desserts so enjoy this Raisin Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe.

This vintage recipe uses shortening, but I much prefer the taste of real butter which I think is much better for our health than shortening or margarine. It's up to you, but I would always substitute.

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Raisin Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe
1 cup sugar
cookie jar1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 eggs, well beaten
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 cup raisins
2 1/2 cups flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cream sugar with shortening and peanut butter. Add eggs, raisins, and milk. Mix well. Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder and salt. Add to first mixture. Add vanilla. Mix thoroughly. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto well-oiled baking sheet. Bake in moderate oven (400 F.) 12 minutes. 30 servings. Martha Mathews, Fresno, Cal.

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  1. Hi Joy,
    That cookie recipe brings back lots of fond memories. Mom made oatmeal cookies with rasins. Yummy! Have a great day!

    Food for Thought

  2. Sherrie: Isn't it great how food or a scent can instantly bring back memories? :-) Have a great day.

  3. Oh those cookies in that beautiful jar are just mouth-watering!!!!!

    I am so glad to link up since I missed the dessert party this week!

    Thank you for hosting and being one of the best spots to visit!!


  4. Concetta: Glad that you linked up your homemade chicken stock recipe. It's a great one to have. Thank you for your sweet comment. :-)

  5. I"m not sure I've ever combined raisins and peanut butter. One of my favorite cookies is a peanut butter chocolate chip cookie. I'll have to try them with raisins.

  6. My kids like the flavor of raisins so this cookie looks just like one of my regular ones. We also subsitute vanilla with lime zest. But in all, I favor lunch boxes as they can supplement any deficiency they may be experiencing from their mandatory school lunch.

  7. Your peanut butter cookies sounds wonderful! A glass of cold milk would be lovely with these delightful cookies!
    I've linked up a family favourite! Have a lovely weekend!

  8. Those are one of my favorite cookies. Yum. My mom used to make a similar cookie when I was little. Thanks for sharing those.

  9. Audrey and Anita: Most recipes do call for PB and chocolate chips. I really like this variation with raisins.

    Kitchen Flavours: Thank you for participating with your long bean recipe.

    Carolinaheartstrings. :-) Comfort food. I make them for our son.


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