Hermits I

Hermits I

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About this recipe: These can be made into either drop cookies or bar cookies.


Makes: 48 

  • 225 g butter, softened
  • 300 g white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 3 eggs
  • 405 g all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 145 g raisins
  • 120 ml molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 60 g chopped walnuts

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl cream together butter, sugar and spices. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Sift in the flour, baking soda and salt and stir until well blended. Stir in molasses and raisins.
  3. To make bar cookies: Spread mixture on cookie sheet and bake for 25 minutes. Cut into bars while warm and let cool on wire rack.
  4. To make drop cookies: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Drop batter about 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet and bake 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool on wire racks.

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