Old Fashioned Hermits
|Margarine||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), softened|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Frozen egg substitute||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), thawed|
|Lemon extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground allspice||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Unsweetened apple juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Vegetable cooking spray||1|
Cream margarine; gradually add brown sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until well blended.
Add egg substitute and flavorings; beat well.
Combine flour and next 5 ingredients, stirring well.
Add to creamed mixture alternately with apple juice, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
Mix well after each addition.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto cookie sheets coated with cooking spray.
Press a raisin in center of each cookie.
Bake at 325° for 15 to 17 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool slightly on cookie sheets.
Remove from cookie sheets, and cool completely on wire racks.