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honey hermits with coconut circa-1952

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

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!

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For honey hermits with coconut circa-1952

  • 2 3/4 to 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    shortening or butter
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 lg
    eggs, well beaten
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    seedless raisins
  • 1 c
    chopped dates
  • 3/4 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts

How To Make honey hermits with coconut circa-1952

  • 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.