Down East Hermits

Recipe by Mimi in Maine
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
YIELD: 6 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix together thoroughly--shortening, brown sugar, and eggs.
  • Blend in the cold coffee.
  • Mix in the flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
  • Add in the raisins and walnuts--mix well.
  • Chill 1 hour.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for about 8-10 minutes or until set--just until when touched lightly with fingertip, almost no print remains.
  • Do not overbake.
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