hermits

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By beverly correia
from bridgewater, MA

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.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 10-12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For hermits

  • 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

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