Cranberry Hermits

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For the very best flavor, allow these cookies to ripen a day or two at room temperature. The flavors blend together and the taste is much better.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Makes: 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup vegetable shortening
  • ¼ cup unsulfured molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. ground cloves
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • ¼ cup chopped candied ginger

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Cream together butter, sugar, and shortening until creamy. Add molasses and egg; blend well.
  • Sift together flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, baking soda, and salt. Stir into butter mixture. Blend in cranberries, pecans, and candied ginger.
  • Drop by teaspoons onto prepared sheets.
  • Bake 8–10 minutes. Cool completely.

Recipe Information

Makes: 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup vegetable shortening
  • ¼ cup unsulfured molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. ground cloves
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • ¼ cup chopped candied ginger

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Cream together butter, sugar, and shortening until creamy. Add molasses and egg; blend well.
  • Sift together flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, baking soda, and salt. Stir into butter mixture. Blend in cranberries, pecans, and candied ginger.
  • Drop by teaspoons onto prepared sheets.
  • Bake 8–10 minutes. Cool completely.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories90
Total Fat4.5g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium30mg
Total Carbohydrate12g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars7g
Protein1g