1 cup chopped rhubarb
¼ cup water
½ cup butter
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 egg, slightly beaten
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground cloves
3 Tablespoons diced crystalized ginger
½ cup chopped walnuts
1 cup raisins
Heat oven to 350 degrees
In a sauce pan, combine rhubarb and water. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat.
Let simmer, stirring frequently for 10 minutes, or until rhubarb is tender.
Remove from heat and let cool.
Cream butter and brown sugar together.
Add the egg and beat until light, then stir in the rhubarb.
Sift together the flour, salt, baking soda and spices and stir into the rhubarb mixture, blending well.
Fold in ginger, walnuts and raisins.
Drop by spoonfuls onto greased baking sheets and bake for 12 min, or until brown at the edges.