Hermits II

Hermits II

Hermits II
This molasses cookie recipe dates back to colonial New England and includes allspice, cinnamon, raisins, and walnuts.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

In a medium sized bowl combine the flour baking soda cinnamon and allspice.

In a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium cream the sugar and butter until light yellow and fluffy.

Add the molasses egg whites and egg; beat well.

Using a wooden spoon stir in flour mixture until flour disappears.

Fold in raisins and nuts.

Drop by tablespoons 2 inches apart onto lightly greased cookie sheets.

Bake 8-9 minutes.

Lightly sift confectioners’ sugar over if you like.