By: Al and Kathy Wright

½ cup butter or margarine
1 ½ cup dark brown sugar
2 eggs
    (In 1 cup warm water add 1 ½ tsp baking soda – pour over butter & sugar)
4 cups flour
1 lb. of raisins
1 lb. of chopped walnuts – not too small
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
    (add spices raisins & walnuts to flour mixture.  Add flour mixture to wet ingredients)
With teaspoon put on cookie sheet- can be large cookie

Bake 375 degrees for 10 min

This recipe has been handed down from their grandmother, Florence Carhart, born in London in 1883.  She has made these cookies every Christmas until 1985.