Jumbo Raisin Cookies (Thanks to Roma A. for this one)

Add 1 cup of water to 2 cups of raisins. Boil 5 minutes and cool.
Cream 1 cup of margarine and 2 cups of white sugar.
Add 3 beaten eggs and beat well.
Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla and the raisins without draining the raisins


Mix separately:

4 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon allspice


Mix these well and then mix into the first mixture; mix well.

Drop in fairly large gobs on cookie sheet; bake 12 - 14 min. at 350F