Recipe created by Laura Bashar

  • Prep-Time 15 Mins
  • Cook-Time 8 Mins
  • Servings 32 cookies


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup Sun-Maid Vanilla Yogurt Covered Raisins (about 6-ounces, 6 boxes), frozen overnight

Topping Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


  • 1

    Preheat oven to 400ºF (200ºC).

  • 2

    Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.

  • 3

    In a small plate combine the topping ingredients and set aside.

  • 4

    In a medium sized bowl, whisk together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.

  • 5

    In a large bowl using a stand mixer with a paddle attachment or a hand mixer cream the sugar and butter until creamy and pale in color.

  • 6

    Add eggs and vanilla and mix until combined, scraping down sides as needed.

  • 7

    Slowly add the flour mixture and mix until just combined. Don’t over mix.

  • 8

    Using a rubber scraper, mix in vanilla yogurt raisins by hand.

  • 9

    Scoop out about 1 1/2 tablespoons of dough and roll into a ball, about 1-inch in diameter.

  • 10

    Roll dough ball into cinnamon sugar mixture and place on cookie sheet.

  • 11

    Place cookie balls about 2-inches apart on cookie sheet.

  • 12

    Bake cookies for 8 minutes. Edge of cookies should be just golden.

  • 13

    Let cookies cool for 2-3 minutes on cookie sheet before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely. Cookies will puff up when baking and deflate while they cool.

  • 14

    Let cookies cool completely.

Cookies remain soft and fresh for 7 days in an airtight container at room temperature.

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Nutrition Facts


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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs