Old-Fashioned Hermits

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28 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)


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1/3 cup margarine, softened
2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
Vegetable cooking spray
28 raisins


Cream margarine; gradually add brown sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg and flavorings, beating well.

Combine flour and next 5 ingredients, mixing well. Add to creamed mixture alternately with apple juice, beginning and ending with flour mixture, mixing well after each addition.

Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets coated with cooking spray. Press a raisin in center of each cookie. Bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes. Cool slightly on cookie sheets. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Created date

August 2002

Nutritional Information

Calories 63
Caloriesfromfat 34 %
Fat 2.4 g
Protein 0.9 g
Carbohydrate 9.3 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Sodium 29 mg
Calcium 21 mg