Raisin Honey Chews

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

Original recipe makes 3 dozen


3/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup honey
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon orange zest
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups quick cooking oats
1 cup raisins


  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.


Calories: 230 kcal
Carbohydrates: 35.2 g
Cholesterol: 12 mg
Fat: 9.5 g
Fiber: 1.5 g
Protein: 2.7 g
Sodium: 140 mg