Christmas hermits

Yield: 10 Dozen

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Butter; soft
3 cups Brown sugar
4 \N Eggs
4 tablespoons Milk
3 teaspoons Baking powder
6 cups Flour
2 cups Seedless raisins
2 cups Currants
1 teaspoon Nutmeg
1 cup Nutmeats; chopped
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
\N \N Grated orange rind

Cream butter and sugar. Add milk and eggs. Sift powder with 3 cups flour, add to creamed mix, Mix well. Add raisins, currants, nutmeats and orange rind. Mix well. Sift spices with remaining flour. Add to creamed mix and blend well. Drop by rounded teaspoonsful 1 to 1-½ inches apart onto greased cookie sheet. Bake in 375 degree F. oven for 20 minutes, or until light brown. Cool on wire rack. Store in airtight container. Makes about 10 dozen cookies.

From the MM database of Judi M. Phelps. jphelps@..., juphelps@..., or jphelps@...

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