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!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift flour, soda, salt and spices together 3 times. Cream shortening with honey and sugar. Add eggs.
2
Add 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