Mom's Hermits

2
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By
@starryrose

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make Mom's Hermits

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 375*F.
  • 2In 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.
  • 3Add raisins and nuts.
  • 4Use a small ice cream scoop to make cookies or drop by tablespoons on greased cookie sheet; brush top of cookies with eggwash.
  • 5Bake for 10-15 minutes.

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About Mom's Hermits

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