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Iced Raisin Cookies

ingredients

makes 25
1 stick (8 tbsp) 4 oz (112 g) butter
1 cup (180 g) soft brown sugar
1 egg, beaten
2 cups (225 g) plain flour (All purpose)
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp each ground cinnamon and Mixed Spice (All Spice / Pumpkin pie spice)
pinch salt
4 tbsp soured cream
2 tbsp milk
1/2 cup (3 1/2 oz) 100 g raisins
1 cup (110 g) icing sugar (confectioners sugar)
1/4 tsp vanilla essence

method

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) gas mark 4.

2. Cream the butter and brown sugar together until light and fluffy.

3. Add the egg a little at a time, beating well after each addition.

4. Sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, mixed spice and salt, then fold into the creamed mixture alternately with the soured cream, milk and raisins.

5. Drop tablespoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet, leaving plenty of space in between for them to spread.

6. Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes or until brown.

7. Remove the baking sheet from the oven.

8. Sift the icing sugar into a bowl and stir in 3 tbsp boiling water and the vanilla essence.

9. Brush this over the cookies and return to the oven for 5 minutes.

10. Remove from the oven and leave to cool on a wire rack.

What did you think?

17 people have helped to review this recipe. Thankyou!

Creative?
posted by Alex @ 07:23PM, 9/07/08
You ice cookies. Truly you are some kind of master chef.
Very Yummy
posted by Vicky @ 07:38AM, 2/04/10
These cookies are very yummy, but i didnt ice them at the end...
i added vanilla into the mix, didn't use the mixed spice or the soured cream... just added extra cinamon and milk.
Very Very Yummy.
Be careful when you bake them because they spread LOADS!!
yum yum yum x
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