Thanksgiving Hermits

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READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by internetnut

The recipe for these spicy cookies is almost as old as the first Thanksgiving. Replace the raisins and walnuts (1 1/2 cups, 375 ml) with chocolate chips or small gumdrops or trail mix (425 ml). I found this recipe in Bake And Make Amazing Cookies. I have not tried this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350.
  2. Beat together the sugar and butter until creamy. Stir in the eggs, orange juice, and vanilla. Add the flour, baking soda, spices, and salt. Mix well. Stir in the raisins and walnuts.
  3. Drop the dough by teaspoonful onto the baking sheet about 1 1/2-inch apart.
  4. Bake 10-12 minutes, until golden. Cool for 3 minutes, then transfer cookies to the cooling rack. Cool completely.

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