Hermits II

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This recipe dates back to colonial New England.

2
2
Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup molasses

  • 2 egg whites

  • 1 egg

  • ½ cup raisins

  • cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. In a medium sized bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and allspice. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer on medium, cream the sugar and butter until light yellow and fluffy. Add the molasses, egg whites, and egg; beat well.

  3. Using a wooden spoon, stir in flour mixture until flour disappears. Fold in raisins and nuts.

  4. Drop by tablespoons, 2 inches apart, onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake 8-9 minutes. Lightly sift confectioners' sugar over if you like.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

176 Calories
7g Fat
27g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 176
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 121mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 201mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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