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Raisin and Walnut Hermits

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  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)

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: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5451 Calories from Fat 2232

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 251 g385.5%

Saturated Fat 49.6 g248.2%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 634.4 mg211.5%

Sodium 2231.6 mg93%

Total Carbohydrates 755 g251.8%

Dietary Fiber 58.9 g235.4%

Sugars 408.5 g

Protein 96 g191.3%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 7.2%

Calcium 53.7% Iron 57.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Raisin And Walnut Hermits Recipe