Raisin Honey Chews Recipe - Allrecipes.com

Raisin Honey Chews

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"These cookies are soft and moist. They are my family's favorite cookie."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Cream together shortening, sugar, honey, egg, and orange peel. Stir in flour, baking soda, salt, and oats; beat well. Stir in raisins. Drop by tablespoons onto cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until evenly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 07, 2007

Yummy. I took others' suggestions and cut the sugar to less than half a cup, and the cookies were still quite sweet - 1/4 cup of sugar would have been plenty. I used the zest of 1 whole orange, and the orange flavor really took over the cookie - you could barely taste the honey. So, next time I would not go quite so crazy with the orange zest. Overall, very tasty and easy. I brought some to work and they were gone in 60 seconds. Even our neighbor's picky 2.5-year-old loved them.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 16, 2007

Excellent texture, very moist and chewy. I love honey - however, I thought they were overly sweet without having much flavor. Maybe the addition of cinnamon would have helped.

 
Aug 03, 2003

This was a great recipe, especially the great honey flavor, and crunchy ouside and chewy inside. I used cinnamon in place of the orange zest and a fake egg replacement. Thanks so much!

 
Sep 03, 2003

These were very pleasant flavoured cookies. It is a great way to use up the last little bit of honey. We will make these again. I altered the recipe a little by using butter instead of shortening and 1/2 cup of sugar. Next time I might add a tsp. of orange flavouring as well. Thanks for sharing your cookies with us.

 
Jun 22, 2009

I wasn't impressed with the flavor of these cookies, although I liked the texture. Next time I make these I will add some almond and/or vanilla extract to mellow the orange flavor, which was just too bright.

 
Apr 07, 2009

i enjoyed these cookies a lot. soft & chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside with a nice buttery flavor. i didn't have oranges so i used 1/2 tsp. orange juice in place of the orange zest, and i didn't have raisins, but the cookies came out perfectly. i would love to make these again with raisins!

 
Mar 24, 2007

I Brought these to bible study and they disappeared. I substituted butter for shortening. Sugar was decreased to 1/2 cup but could have been cut down to 1/4 cup. I used 1/2 white flour and 1/2 whole wheat flour, and then for the 1/2 cup extra because of the butter, I added cornmeal. I also added chocolate chips. They had plenty of taste. This is a great cookie to experiment with!

 
Oct 11, 2006

Yummy and so easy! Will probably add some chopped nuts into the mix next time and omit the orange zest.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 230 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 35.2 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 140 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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