*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             RAISIN SPICE DROPS
 
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 Serving Size  : 42   Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Raisins
      1/2   c            Shortening, soft
    1       c            Sugar
    2                    Eggs
      1/2   ts           Soda
    1 1/2   c            Sifted all-purpose flour
    1       t            Salt
    1       t            Cinnamon
      1/2   ts           Allspice
    2       c            Quaker Oats, uncooked
                         --(quick or old-fashioned)
 
   Pour enough boiling water over raisins to cover them.  Cover and let
   stand 10 minutes.  Beat shortening and sugar together until creamy.
   Add eggs; beat until fluffy.
   
   Drain raisins, reserving 1/2 cup liquid.  Dissolve soda in this
   liquid. Sift together flour, salt and spices.  Add to creamed mixture
   alternately with raisin liquid; blend well.  Stir in raisins and oats.
   
   Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cooky sheets.  Bake in preheated
   moderate oven (350 F.) 12 to 15 minutes.
   
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   Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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