|All purpose flour||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)|
|Double acting baking powder||4 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Light brown sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Raisins||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
1)Preheat oven at 375 degrees.
2)In a bowl, sift the first three ingredients together and keep aside for later use.
3)In another bowl, slowly beat together sugar to shortening and spices.
4)Beat in eggs, then blend milk and raisins.
5)Add sifted flour mixture into the mixture.
6)Take a lightly greased cookie sheet and drop spoonsful of batter on it.
7)Bake the hermits at 375 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes.
8)Serve the cookies when desired.