Teaching Cooking

I have taught basic cooking to my seven children and to classes of elementary children. When my youngest daughter wanted to learn, I found that taking the recipes and making them into a step-by-step format made it easier for her, so here is a blog to hopefully make cooking easier for the beginner.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Thelda Evan's Raisin Cookies

2 cups raisins
1/2 cup water

Boil together for 5 minutes.  Let cool.

1 cup shortening
3 eggs
2 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Beat together and then slowly add the cooled raisin mixture.

4 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cloves
1/3 tsp allspice

Blend together and add to the other mixture.

Drop on a greased cookie sheet.  Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes.

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