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Hermits

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Hermits at a great midday snack. It is a healthy snack, filled with the goodness of raisins and nuts. What i like best about these is that they have a slight touch of sweetness which satisfies my midday sweet cravings as well!
Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsulphured molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
  Mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Grease a 12x 8x2-inch baking pan.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, add the butter and sugar and cream till light and fluffy.
3) Add in the molasses and eggs and beat well.
4) Sift together the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and spices.
5) Stir in the raisins and nuts.
6) Add to the molasses mix and blend well.
7) Spread evenly in the baking pan.
8) Place in the oven at 350° F and bake for 30 minutes.
9) Cool.

SERVING
1) While still warm, spread with Confectioners' Sugar Icing.
2) Cut into squares and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Raisin
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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