Raisin Nut Cookies
½ cup butter, softened
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup shortening
1 1/3 cups packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup candy-coated chocolate pieces (M&M’s)
1 cup raisin
¾ cup salted peanuts, coarsely chopped
parchment covered cookie sheet
Time: 13 to 15 minutes
Yield: Makes 19 to 20 (4-inch) cookies
Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in medium
bowl: set aside.
Beat butter, shortening and brown sugar in large bowl
with electric mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy.
Beat in eggs and vanilla until well blended.
Gradually add flour mixture, beating at low speed until
Stir in candy pieces, raisins and peanuts.
refrigerate at least 15 minutes
1 1/2 inch scoop (40 mm) scoop and drop dough onto parchment covered baking sheet about
1 1/2 inches apart
Bake cookies 13 to 15 minutes or until almost set.
on parchment from baking sheets onto table to cool.
Let cool completely