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Molasses Hermits

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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

Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Raisin
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes

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