1Cream together shortening, sugars, eggs and vanilla.
2Combine dry ingredients and mix into wet ingredients.
3Stir in raisins.
4Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls and bake for 8-10 minutes at 375 degrees.
a tip before you begin...I always soak my raisins in water & vanilla so that the raisins are plump and juicy and taste like vanilla. If you don't have a lot of time you can heat the water, vanilla, and raisins in the microwave for 2 minutes. Remember that you can definitely use your leftover water to hydrate your food storage powdered eggs!