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Raisin Filled Cookies

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You will absolutely love these Raisin Filled cookies. The raisin filling is our favorite part of these cookies….and of course the frosting glaze! Our cute Grandpa Tom is the biggest raisin filled cookie lover ever!! Our grandma Char used to make them for him. These are for you Grandpa!

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Raisin Filling:
2 cups raisins
1 cup water (to cover raisins)
½ cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter
½ teaspoon vanilla
pinch of salt
pinch of nutmeg
2 tablespoons flour
¼ cup water
Cookie dough:
½ cup butter, softened to room temp
? cup butter shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
3 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
¾ teaspoon salt
½ cup milk
Frosting Glaze:
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1¼ cups powdered sugar
1½ tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Raisin filling: Put raisins in a pan and cover with water. Boil for 5 minutes. Mix together sugar, butter, vanilla, salt, nutmeg, flour, and ¼ cup water. Add to the raisin mixture and turn the heat down to...
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Nutritions

Calories
231

Sodium
84mg
3% DV

Fat
6g
10% DV

Protein
2g
5% DV

Carbs
42g
14% DV

Fiber
1g
7% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV