Suggested Recipes Kidney Bean Recipe

Raisin Cookies


3/4 cup kidney beans puree
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup brown sugar 
2 1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 tsp cinnamon
 2 eggs
1/2 tsp cloves
 1/4 cup applesauce
1/2 cup nuts, chopped
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup raisins


1-15.5 oz. can Dark Red Kidney beans, drained, reserving 3 tablespoons liquid. Put beans and reserved liquid in blender or food processor. Blend or process until smooth. Recipe makes about 1 cup of puree. Cream sugar, shortening and eggs. Add beans and applesauce; beat till fluffy. Add dry ingredients; beat till smooth. Stir in nuts and raisins. Drop by teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes or till golden brown. Cool on rack.

Option: Substitute chocolate chips for raisins.