Susan G. Cooke's Exposition Cookies

Oxmoor House
about 5 dozen


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1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 cup chopped raisins


Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well.

Sift together flour, soda, and spices in a medium mixing bowl; add to creamed mixture, stirring well. Stir in raisins. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Roll to 1/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface; cut with a 2 1/2-inch round cutter. Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets; bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool on wire racks.

Created date

February 2010