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A Man Called Ove Book Club Questions and Persian Cookies

A Man Called Ove Persian Raisin Cookies

Soft, buttery cookies with sweet raisins that pair wonderfully with hot tea! If you're looking for food ideas for A Man Called Ove, look no further! Your book club will love this recipe as much as Ove did.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Persian
Servings 3 dozen
Calories 75 kcal


  • ¾ cup butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • 1 ¼ cup raisins
  • 3 eggs


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Cream the softened butter and sugar together with a mixer for about 1 minute.
  • Add in one egg at a time, mixing after adding each egg until all three are incorporated.
  • Add in the teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  • Slowly mix in the flour until just mix.
  • Using a spatula, fold in the raisins.
  • Scoop tablespoon-sized amounts and place 1-2 inches apart on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges slightly brown but the top does not.


*If the batter is too runny (should be between cookie and cupcake state) then you can chill it for 30 minutes.
Keyword Cookie, Dessert