A rare trip to a cake shop was the top treat a kid could get, when mother would buy us cake or some cookies.
As an adult I still remember those flavours and cookies, and one of them was the one called "Fursec" which is probably comming from "petit fours". That cookie and the momory I am about to resurect today.
I chose the raisins, which I have soaked in a bit of Marsala liqueur, to juice them up and also prevent them from burning during cooking. Don't tell anyone, but I also had a shot of Marsala too, just to make sure it was ok still.
They turned out ok, similar to my memories, however I was the only one to like the raisins version, my family only liked the choc chip ones.
I will call them domino cookies, they look like dominos, don't you think? Well, round dominos halves.
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup caster sugar
1 & 3/4 cup plain flour
Raisins, soaked into warm water and then drained (or liqueur, if you like)
Vanilla essence (1 teaspoon, depends which brand you use)
Lemon rind from 1 lemon
In a bowl, with a mixer beat the eggs with the sugar untill nice and fluffy, add sugar is disolved.
Add oil in a drizzle, then add the flour slowly.
Add essence and lemon rind.
Pour tablespoons of dough on a tray lined with baking paper. Leave plenty room in between as they spread a lot. Sprinkle with desired topping, then bake in a moderate oven for 10 minutes or until lightly browned on the edges. Cool slightly in tray before removing them to cool on a rack.