1 cup seedless raisins 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 tablespoon flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup soft butter 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1-3/4 cups sifted flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon cloves
Cover raisin with boiling water and let stand a few minutes to plump them; drain well. Mix with nuts and 1 tablespoon flour; set aside. Gradually beat sugar into butter. When fluffy, beat in eggs 1 at a time. Add vanilla. Sift dry ingredients and stir in. Add raisins and nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased baking sheet.
Bake at 400 degrees about 10 minutes until brown. Cool on rack.
Makes 5 to 6 dozen crunchy cookies. Store tightly covered.
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