Butter or margarine,
Firmly packed brown sugar
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets. Combine butter, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt; mix well. Stir in raisins and walnuts.
Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake in upper third of oven at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets; cool on wire racks. Makes 3 dozen cookies.