Molasses hermits

Yield: 60 Cookies

Measure Ingredient
2½ cup Flour
2 teaspoons Baking powder
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
¼ teaspoon Cloves
1 teaspoon Nutmeg
½ cup Butter or shortening
1 cup Sugar
2 \N Eggs, beaten
½ cup Molasses
1 cup Raisins, chopped
2 tablespoons Milk

Sift together the flour, baking powder, and spices. Cream butter or shortening and sugar, add eggs and molasses. Mix in the dry ingredients, raisins, and milk. Gather the dough together in one lump, cover with plastic wrap, and chill for 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 350F. On a lightly floured board, roll out ½ of the dough at a time to a thin sheet and cut into desired shapes.

Bake on greased cookie sheets for 10 minutes. Yield: 60 small cookies Typed in MMFormat by cjhartlin@... Source: The New Settlement Cookbook.

Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by "Cindy Hartlin" <cjhartlin@...> on Nov 16, 1999

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