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Molasses Hermits

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  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Seedless raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Walnuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mixed cake spice/Mixed nutmeg and cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Cold coffee/Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Work shortening with back of spoon until fluffy and creamy; add sugar and molasses gradually, while continuing to work with spoon until light.
Then add egg.
Add raisins and walnuts to flour, which has been sifted with soda, salt, and spice.
Add alternately with coffee to sugar mixture.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls—about 1 1/2" apart— onto greased or oiled cookie sheet.
Bake in moderately hot oven of 400°F for 10-12 min.

Recipe Summary

Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3541 Calories from Fat 1386

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 159 g245.2%

Saturated Fat 32.2 g161%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 212.7 mg70.9%

Sodium 1848.3 mg77%

Total Carbohydrates 509 g169.8%

Dietary Fiber 17.6 g70.4%

Sugars 277.6 g

Protein 49 g97.5%

Vitamin A 5.2% Vitamin C 8.5%

Calcium 49.9% Iron 122.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Molasses Hermits Recipe