Old Fashioned Hermits

Diane Atherton


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


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  • 1/4 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 c
  • 1
  • 3 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts
  • 1 c

How to Make Old Fashioned Hermits


  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.

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About Old Fashioned Hermits

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

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