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Hermits Recipe

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Added: Monday, August 14, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
3 eggs
3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup raisins
1/2 cup molasses
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
In a large bowl cream together butter, sugar and spices. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Sift in the flour, baking soda and salt and stir until well blended. Stir in molasses and raisins.
To make bar cookies: Spread mixture on cookie sheet and bake for 25 minutes. Cut into bars while warm and let cool on wire rack.
To make drop cookies: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Drop batter about 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet and bake 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool on wire racks.

 

 

 

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