Drop Cookies Hermits

posted by Sparkie 01-22-100 3:03 PM


1 Cup Shortening
2 cups Brown sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup Cold coffee
3 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 cups seeded raisons
1 cup broken nuts
1/2 cup chopped dates.

Mix shortening, sugar and eggs, thoroughly. Stir in coffee.

Measure flour by dipping method, or sifting. Stir dry ingredients together and blend into shortening mixture. Mix in raisins, nuts and dates. Chill dough at least 1 hour.

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Drop by teaspoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake 8 - 10 min. or until almost no imprint remains when touched lightly in centre.

Makes 7 - 8 doz.

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