Honey Hermits with Coconut circa-1952

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Grandma's cookie jar has come back to stay but now it is being filled with many new types of cookies--so here is a recipe that brings back one of the oldie from 1952- hope you enjoy this cookie recipe for your cookie jar!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
makes 48 cookies
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 3/4 to 3 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
allspice
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 c
shortening or butter
1/2 c
honey
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 large
eggs, well beaten
3 Tbsp
milk
1 c
seedless raisins
1 c
chopped dates
3/4 c
flaked coconut
1/2 c
chopped nuts

Step-By-Step

1Sift flour, soda, salt and spices together 3 times. Cream shortening with honey and sugar. Add eggs.
2Add milk, dry ingredients, fruit, coconut and nuts and mix thoroughly.
Drop from rounded spoon onto greased cookie sheet and bake at 375^ for-15-20 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Southern