Mom's Hermits

star pooley

By
@starryrose

This is my Mom's recipe. She is known in her church for making these for bake sales.


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Serves:

3 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
With a light molasses flavor, these gingerbread-like cookies are an absolute dream to eat.

Ingredients

3/4 c
crisco shortening
3/4 c
granulated sugar
3/4 c
light brown sugar
2
eggs, beaten
3 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1 tsp
ground clove
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1/4 c
dark molasses
1/8 c
cold black coffee
1 c
raisins
1 c
walnuts, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375*F.
2
In a medium bowl, cream together the Crisco, white sugar, light brown sugar; add beaten eggs and set aside. In separate bowl mix together dry ingredients.  Add to creamed mixture.  Stir in coffee and molasses.
3
Add raisins and nuts.
4
Use a small ice cream scoop to make cookies or drop by tablespoons on greased cookie sheet; brush top of cookies with eggwash.
5
Bake for 10-15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Collection: Mom Made It Best