Hermits

Hermits Recipe

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beverly correia

By
@mamacorreia

Years ago a friend gave me this recipe.This is my husbands favorite.It's just as good or better than ones you buy at a bakery.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 c
sugar
1/4 c
brown sugar
1
egg
1/4 c
molasses
3 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
ginger
1 tsp
cloves
1 c
raisins
1 c
nuts(optional)
3-4 tsp
water

How to Make Hermits

Step-by-Step

  • 1Blend together in large bowl:1/2 cup oil,1 cup sugar,1/4 cup brown sugar,1 eggand 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2In a separate bowl: 3 cups flour,1/2 tsp.salt,1 1/2 tsp. baking soda,1 tsp.each of cinnamon,ginger,and cloves
  • 3Add to large bowl above ingredients plus:1 cup raisins,1 cup nuts,and 3-4 tbs.water.
  • 4Dough may be thick so mix with hands.Makes 3 long rolls.Place on ungreased sheet and flatten with palms.Brush withbeaten egg.
  • 5Bake @360 degrees for 12 min. Cut while warm.I sprinkle mine with sugar.

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About Hermits

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids