Irish Cookie Recipe

If you are into trying new things, especially food, try your hands at making some Irish cookie, your mouth will be glad you did. When freshly baked, you’ll want to make these iris cookies everyday and if you feel like you can invite a few friends over and spend some time in the kitchen, it will be worth your while.

Preparation Time

  • 10 minutes

Cook Time

  • 15 minutes


  • Oven
  • Baking sheet


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • ¾ cups of shortening
  • 3¾ cups of flour
  • ½ cup of raisin juice
  • 1¼ cup of cooked raisins
  • ½ cup of chopped nuts
  • 1 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon of soda dissolved in juice
  • Salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Put the raisins in the pot with water and cook it then remove the raisins from the water
  3. Place the brown butter, sugar and shortening into the mixing bowl and cream them out with the electric mixer. Then add the raisins and the water from it, until all the ingredients incorporate.
  4. While the mixer is on a medium speed, add the flour, nutmeg and nuts to the batter and mix them together.
  5. Then add the granulated sugar and continue to mix out the batter.
  6. Use the spoon to place the cookies into the baking sheet and place it into the oven for about 7 minutes to bake. Monitor the cookies while being baked to make sure they are not overcooked.
  7. When the cookies are done being baked, take them out and allow them to cool off.

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