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  • Serves: 60 Cookies

Molasses Hermits

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Category: Cookies, Christmas

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 c Flour
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Cloves
  • 1 ts Nutmeg
  • 1/2 c Butter or shortening
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 c Molasses
  • 1 c Raisins, chopped
  • 2 tb Milk


Sift together the flour, baking powder, and spices. Cream butter or
shortening and sugar, add eggs and molasses. Mix in the dry ingredients,
raisins, and milk. Gather the dough together in one lump, cover with
plastic wrap, and chill for 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 350F. On a lightly floured board, roll out 1/2 of the
dough at a time to a thin sheet and cut into desired shapes.

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