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Golden Raisin Cookies

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Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened
1-1/2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 eggs
3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 package (15 ounces) golden raisins

Instructions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add lemon juice and eggs. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in raisins. Roll into 1-inch balls. Place on greased baking sheets; flatten with a floured fork. Bake at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Yield: about 6 dozen.

Mary Stauffer
Eldridge



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