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Cocoa Hermits

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Shortening
  • 2/3 c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 c Raisins or Nuts
  • 6 tb Water (hot)
  • 2 c Flour
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 ts Baking Powder
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 c Cocoa
  • 1 ts Vanilla


Cream shortening and sugar, stir into creamed shortening beaten eggs,
raisins and 2 tablespoons of hot water. Sift dry ingredients together and
add. Dissolve cocoa in 4 tablespoons of hot water and add last. Mix well.
Drop by teaspoon on greased baking sheet, place nut or raisin on top of
each cookie. Bake 15 minutes at 350 degrees.

From Fern (mom) Hartford (Alvadore Church Recipes 1950s) End

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