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Raisin Hermits

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Ingredients
  Dark seedless raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
Directions

Pour 2 cups boiling water over raisins in a saucepan and bring to boiling; pour off water and drain raisins on absorbent paper.
Coarsely chop raisins and set aside.
Sift flour, baking soda, salt, and spices together and blend thoroughly; set aside.
Cream butter; add brown sugar gradually, beating until fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition.
Add dry ingredients in fourths, mixing until blended after each addition.
Stir in raisins and walnuts.
Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 40°F about 7 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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