Giant Sugar Cookies With Raisin Polka Dots Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyCuisine
DishInterest Group


 Shortening1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Granulated sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Egg yolks/1 egg2
 Milk3 Tablespoon
 Vanilla2 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs), sifted
 Cream of tartar2 Teaspoon
 Soda1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Raisins2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4054 Calories from Fat 1925

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 218 g335.1%

Saturated Fat 55.5 g277.3%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 374.7 mg

Sodium 2393.7 mg99.7%

Total Carbohydrates 489 g163%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.5%

Sugars 222.4 g

Protein 42 g83.1%

Vitamin A 9.6% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 16% Iron 96.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Thoroughly cream shortening and sugars.
Add egg yolks, milk, and vanilla; beat well.
Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture.
Chill dough 1 hour.
On well floured pastry cloth, roll the dough to 1/8 inch.
Cut with a 4 inch round cutter (or use canister lid).
Place several raisins atop each cooky, and sprinkle with granulated sugar.
Bake 1 inch apart on ungreased cooky sheet in moderate oven (350°) 6 to 8 minutes.