Helen's Raisin Drop Cookies Recipe
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 ½ cups white sugar
- 4 eggs
- 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 cups raisins, soaked in water and drained
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
step 2: In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar. Stir in the eggs, one at a time, and then the vanilla. Mix in the flour and baking soda until combined. Then stir in the raisins just enough to distribute evenly.
step 3: Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool on wire racks.