Rose's Hermits

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

These were one of my favorite cookies as a child! :)

Top Review by Bobbie

WHAT A WONDERFUL COOKIE!!!! The perfect "10"!! I love the spices and the raisins and walnuts are just perfect. I can see that I will need to start doubling the recipe when I make these gems. I'm so happy to have this recipe. Thank you for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cream together shortening, brown sugar, and eggs.
  3. Stir in coffee.
  4. Sift together and stir in flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
  5. Mix raisins and walnuts into the dough.
  6. Chill at least 1 hour.
  7. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2" apart on lightly greased baking sheet.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees 8-10 minutes, until set, or until when touched lightly almost no imprint remains.
  9. Do not overbake.

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