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Raisin And Walnut Hermits

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Ingredients
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), firmly packed
  Eggs 3 , well-beaten
  Cake flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Seedless raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Work the shortening with a spoon until fluffy and creamy; add sugar while continuing to work with a spoon until light.
Then add the well-beaten eggs.
Sift 2 c of the flour with the soda, spices, and salt, and add to mixture.
Add raisins and nuts mixed with remaining 1/2 c flour.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased or oiled cookie sheets about 2" apart.
Bake in a moderately hot oven of 375°F for 15 min.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes

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