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  • Serves: 10 Dozen

Christmas Hermits

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Category: Cookies, Holiday

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Butter; soft
  • 3 c Brown sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 4 tb Milk
  • 3 ts Baking powder
  • 6 c Flour
  • 2 c Seedless raisins
  • 2 c Currants
  • 1 ts Nutmeg
  • 1 c Nutmeats; chopped
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • Grated orange rind


Cream butter and sugar. Add milk and eggs. Sift powder with 3 cups flour,
add to creamed mix, Mix well. Add raisins, currants, nutmeats and orange
rind. Mix well. Sift spices with remaining flour. Add to creamed mix and
blend well. Drop by rounded teaspoonsful 1 to 1-1/2 inches apart onto
greased cookie sheet. Bake in 375 degree F. oven for 20 minutes, or until
light brown. Cool on wire rack. Store in airtight container. Makes about
10 dozen cookies.

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