• 80g Butter (softened)
  • 3 tbsp Sweetener
  • 1 Egg
  • 125g Plain Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp Mixed spice
  • a pinch of salt
  • 100g seedless raisins
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional)


  • STEP 1
    Heat the oven to 180C. Line one baking sheet with non-stick baking paper
  • STEP 2
    Put the butter and sweetener into a bowl and beat until creamy. Beat in the vanilla and egg.
  • STEP 3
    Sieve the flour, bicarbonate of soda, mixed spice and salt into the bowl and mix it in with a wooden spoon. Add the raisins and stir well.
  • STEP 4
    Put the mixture into the fridge and leave for 5 minutes.
  • STEP 5
    Use a teaspoon to make small scoops of the mixture, spacing them well apart on the baking tray. This mixture should make about 9 cookies.
  • STEP 6
    Bake for 8–10 mins until they are light brown on the edges and still slightly soft in the center if you press them.
  • STEP 7
    Leave on the tray for a couple of minutes to set and then lift onto a cooling rack.

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