Bayou Hermits

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READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by mollypaul

Just dandy any time of year. From the Southern chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947. Use vegetable shortening for a vegan cookie.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and lightly grease your cookie sheets.
  2. Sift dry ingredients together; set aside.
  3. Cream sugar and shortening together until fluffy; add molasses, egg and water.
  4. Mix in dry ingredients very well; add fruit.
  5. Drop by teaspoons onto prepared cookie sheets and bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

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