Raisin Pie Cookies

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    3 inch cookies
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

By Helen Witty

Published 1983

  • About

Stuffed with raisins aromatized with sherry and lemon, these little pies are a mellow mouthful, especially welcome as an accompaniment for coffee • Kids tend to take theirs straight—or with a milk chaser.


Cookie Dough

  • ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter or margarine, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons


  1. Make the cookie dough: In a mixing bowl (using a wooden spoon) or in the large bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and vegetable shortening together until soft, then beat in the sugar to make a fluffy mixture. Beat in the egg, egg yolk, 1 teaspoon lemon rind, and nutme