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Brown Sugar Hermits

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sifted flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Powdered allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered mace 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fine dry cake crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Candied orange peel 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried currants 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Slivered orange peel 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (fresh)
Directions

1. Start oven, set at Moderate, 350° F. Rub 2 or 3 shallow pans with shortening.
2. Cream the butter, margarine or shortening, add the sugar slowly, then the molasses and the eggs and beat well.
3. Sift and mix the flour, baking soda, spices and salt together and add alternately with the milk to the creamed mixture. Add the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
4. Spread the mixture 1/4-inch thick in the pans. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Cut in squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes

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