Pumpkin Hermits

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by MA HIKER

A recipe from the "Exclusively Pumpkin" cookbook that Virginia Bunn lent me. I have to return the cookbook so am recorded recipes to try on recipezaar! I LOVE pumpkin and my family loves hermits!

Top Review by LaurietheLibrarian

I think these hermits could be my new favorite. I added some Crazins the the batter for color and it was a nice touch. I think that they need a little more spice to help the flavor. I added more ginger after tasting the first cookie and it gave them more pop. Thanks for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease one or two baking sheets.
  3. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
  4. Beat in egg and pumpkin.
  5. In a separate bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger.
  6. Add to pumpkin mixture, blending well.
  7. Fold in nuts and raisins.
  8. Drop batter by teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto baking sheet.
  9. Bake for about 12 minutes.
  10. Using a spatula, remove to cake rake to cool.
  11. Makes about 6 dozen cookies.

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