Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies
One day when making cookies, I discovered I didn't have any eggs. In a panic, I called my grandmother for expert advice, and she told me to use mayonnaise. These turned out to be the most moist and delicious cookies I'd ever eaten!
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
Makesabout 7 dozen
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- Place raisins in a bowl. Cover with boiling water; let stand for 5 minutes. Drain well and set aside.
- In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in mayonnaise and vanilla. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the chocolate chips, walnuts and raisins.
- Drop by level tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 9-11 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Editor's NoteReduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise may not be substituted for regular mayonnaise in this recipe.
Reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise is not recommended for this recipe.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 140 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 140mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies in Best of Country Cookies
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