Thursday, November 20, 2014

Grandma's Hermits

Grandma's Hermits

2 c. packed brown sugar
1/2 c. vegetable shortening
1/2 c. butter, softened
1/2 c. cold strong coffee
2 eggs
3 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 c. raisins
1 c. chopped nuts

Heat oven to 375 degrees.  
Mix brown sugar, shortening, butter, coffee and eggs.
Stir in flour, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt.
Stir in raisins and nuts.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoons about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched.
Cool slightly on cookie sheet. Then remove to rack to cool completely.

Makes about 7 1/2 dozen.

1 comment:

  1. Cold coffee? Who would have thought! Nothing like a GREAT cookie! (Oh, and I got those buttons at Walmart.)


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