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Hermits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Germany
Added: Saturday, October 11, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. shortening
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. granulated sugar
2 eggs
3 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 c. nuts
1 c. chopped dates

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and beat well. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake at 375.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 - 5 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10-12 minutes

 

 

 

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