Old Fashioned Hermits

Diane Hopson Smith

By
@DeeDee2011

I will choose raisins over chocolate every time! Add some nuts and spices and you've got Hermits. YUM!


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
butter, room temperature
1/2 c
sugar
1
egg
3 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
cloves
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
ginger
1/4 c
molasses
1/4 c
water
1 c
chopped nuts
1 c
raisins

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream the butter and sugar, add the egg and beat well.
2
Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cloves, cinnamon and ginger.
3
Mix together the molasses and water.
4
Add alternately to creamed mixture, fold in raisins and chopped nuts.
5
Batter will be quite thick.
6
Spread out on floured surface and cut into shape.
7
Bake on cookie sheet 20 minutes at 375 degrees.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy