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Old Time Nutmeg Hermits

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Old Time Nutmeg Hermits are tasty treat for the holidays. Hermits are much like cookies or cake. They are simple and easy to make. The method very much reminds of the cookies. Old time nutmeg hermits make a good food gift for Christmas.
Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs), firmly packed
  Eggs 4
  All-purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs), sifted
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Seedless raisins 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
Directions

MAKING
1)In a bowl, beat together butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
2)Add eggs and beat.
3)In a bowl, sift together flour, soda, nutmeg and salt.
4)Mix it with creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
5)Add raisins and nuts and mix.
6)Take lightly-greased baking sheets and drop spoonsful of batter on it.
7)Bake at 375 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.

SERVING
8)Serve cookies as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Nutmeg
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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