Hermits

Makes: 30 cookiesHands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Makes: 30 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup vegetable shortening
  • ¼ cup cold strong brewed coffee
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1¼ cups raisins
  • ¾ cup chopped nuts

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the brown sugar, butter, shortening, coffee, egg, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir in the flour, baking soda, salt, raisins, and nuts. Mix well. Drop the dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2" apart onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until almost no indentation remains when touched. Immediately remove to racks to cool.