1 c Brown sugar
1 c Water
2 tb Shortening
1 c Raisins
1/2 ts Salt
1 ts Baking soda
1 ts Cinnamon
1 1/2 c Flour
1/2 ts Ginger
In a pot, combine the sugar, water, raisins, shortening & salt. Stir
over a gentle heat until the sugar & shortening has melted. Raise
heat & bring to a boil, stirring continuously. Simmer for 1 minute.
Remove from heat & cool.
Sift dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add the cooled mixture & mix
well. Drop by the teaspoonful onto a cookie sheet. Bake at 350F for