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Sunshine Cookies

Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Seedless raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Soft shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange peel 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Grated carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Half and half 3⁄8 Cup (6 tbs)
Directions

Combine flour, baking powder and salt.
Mix raisins and nuts into flour.
Cream shortening and orange peel together; gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
Add egg and beat well; then add carrots.
Add flour mixture alternately with half-and-half, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
Drop by spoonsful onto greased cookie sheets, leaving a 2-inch space between cookies.
Bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes, or until cookies are golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Nut
Interest: 
Healthy

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