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American Hermits

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Butter; softened
  • 1 c Brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 Egg; beaten
  • 1/4 c Sour cream
  • 1/4 c Milk
  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1 pn Salt
  • 1 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Ground cloves
  • 1 c Raisins


3/4 c Powdered sugar; sifted
2 tb Half and half
3 dr Vanilla

Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C). Grease several baking sheets with butter
and dust with flour. In a large bowl, beat butter with brown sugar until
very creamy. Beat in egg, sour cream and milk. Sift flour, baking powder,
salt and allspice into bowl; mix well. Stir in raisins. Drop heaping
teaspoonfuls of mixture onto prepared baking sheets, spacing well apapt.
Using a fork dipped in cold water, flatten each teaspoonful slightly. Bake
about 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Meanwhile, prepare glaze. In a
small bowl, beat together powdered sugar, half and half and vanilla until
smooth. As soon as the cookies come out of the oven, brush a thin layer of
glaze over each one. Place on a wire rack to cool. Source: "The Book of
Cookies" by Pat Alburey, HP Books.

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