Grandma's Hermits

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Caryn

A recipe handed down by my maternal grandmother.

Top Review by triscuitnut

This is EXACTLY the recipe I was searching for that my own grandmother used to make in the 50's and 60's. I tried this particular recipe by Caryn and they came out beautifully. Very easy to make. Wouldn't change a thing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and shortening with brown sugar.
  4. Add eggs; mix well.
  5. Add dry ingredients alternating with buttermilk; mix well.
  6. Stir in raisins and nuts.
  7. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto baking sheet.
  8. Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden in color.
  10. Cool on wire rack.

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