Raisins cookies

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I made these cookies for the first time 6 years ago. It was part of a Christmas gift I was preparing for my friends. I was a little skeptical to be honest. You know how most people don’t like raisins in their sweets/desserts? Raisins cookies? Why? Well, why not?These cookies were such a big success that my friends and their moms asked for the recipe. You know when a mom asks for a recipe then this is huge!

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the recipe

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ingredients

  • 225gr. lurpak butter
  • 90gr. sifted powder sugar
  • 2tbsp. olive oil
  • 440gr. sifted all purspose flour
  • 16gr. baking powder
  • 2tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1tsp. clove
  • 150gr. raisins cut in small pieces
  • 8tbsp. cognac or black rum

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directions

  • Preheat your oven to 180 degrees C.
  • Put the cut raisins and cognac in a bowl and mix well.
  • Beat the butter and sugar well for about 6′-7′. Add the olive oil, raisins (together with all the cognac), vanilla, cinnamon, clove and mix.
  • Add the flour and baking powder in small portions mixing with your hands. It might take some more flour (depending on the one you will use). You need to have a really soft batter in the end, almost not sticking to your hands.
  • Form whatever shape of cookies you want, as the batter is soft it will be a bit tricky to make those shapes but the result will be awesome..
  • Based on how thick your cookies are you need to adjust the baking time. For thick cookies bake around 15′ and for thin and crispy ones bake around 6′-7’…

Enjoy !

Tips!

  • This simple base batter can be used for cookies with other flavor: add chocolate chips, roasted nuts or some more vanilla extract for neutral buttery ones..!

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. chefkreso says:

    Yummy, they look amazing 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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