2 cups margarine, softened
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon water
2 medium size eggs
2-1/2 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups raisins
1 package (12 oz.) chocolate chips
Beat softened margarine, brown and white sugars, vanilla, water and eggs in a large bowl with electric mixer until creamy and thoroughly blended.
By hand, stir in the flour, baking soda and salt until well mixed. Stir in raisins and chocolate pieces.
Using teaspoon from measuring set, spoon dough by teaspoons onto cookie sheets, allow 1-1/2 inches between cookies for spreading.
Bake in a 375 oven for 8 minutes or until cookies are nicely browned, depending on how crisp or well done you like them. Makes about 6 dozen cookies.