Chocolate Raisin Cookie Recipe

The chocolate raisin cookie recipe is a favorite with children. Just like the popular candy, chocolate and raisins go great together!


2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter, softened
2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup (packed) dark brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
9 ounces raisins (about 1 1/2 cups)
6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips (about 1 cup)

Microwave safe bowl
Large bowl
Medium bowl
Cookie sheets

Step 1: Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
Step 2: In a microwave safe bowl, combine butter and chocolate and heat in microwave until melted. Stir well; set aside.
Step 3: In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
Step 4: In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, blend sugars on medium speed.
Step 5: Add remaining 1/2 cup butter, and beat until grainy paste forms.
Step 6: Add eggs and vanilla extract, beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.
Step 7: Add the flour mixture, raisins, and chocolate chips. Blend at low speed until just combined.
Step 8: Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Step 9: Bake 20-22 minutes or until set. Transfer cookies immediately to a cooling surface.

Makes 48 cookies.