Hermits

This old-fashioned raisin spice cookie is still a cookie jar favorite.
  • Yields 36 cookies
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    INGREDIENTS

    • 2 cups flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon mace
    • 1/2 cup shortening
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
    • 2 eggs, well beaten
    • 1 cup California raisins
    • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts

    PROCEDURE

    Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and spices. Cream shortening, sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Blend in sifted dry ingredients. Add raisins and walnuts; mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350°F about 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 110 (39% from fat); Total Fat 5g (sat 1g, mono 2g, poly 2g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 10mg; Protein 2g; Carbohydrate 15g; (Dietary Fiber <1g; Sugars 9g; ); Iron 0mg; Sodium 35mg; Calcium 10mg; Potassium 75mg

    This recipe is found in the following categories:

    Special Diet

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