Hermit Cookies

With its spicy, ginger-like tang and chewy gooey center, the hermit has always been one of my very favorite cookies. Being the only child in my elementary school to willingly eat raisins, their pr…

Hermit Cookies  ..... sooo good.  I put the batter in the fridge for about 10-15 min so the dough gets a little hard.  I find that cookies come out softer and chewier this way. ~R

I’ve seen a few recipes for Hermit Cookies, but I liked this one best. Most seem to call for shortening, but this recipe contains butter.

Old-Fashioned Hermit Cookies.

Hermit Cookies

Hermit Cookies - A classic old-fashioned recipe for spiced molasses cookies cut into bars.

GREAT COOKIE! My mom made these often. Us kids hated raisins, I still would leave them out. Recipe - Hermit Cookies, 1977 by Duke Yearlook, via Flickr

These spicy cookies were rumored to be a favorite among students at the Woman's College.edu/uarchives

Hermit Cookies - This Blogger says that these may not be the prettiest cookies on the block, but they pack a sweet and perfect taste!

Hermit Cookies

Old-fashioned Hermit Cookies. I love Hermit cookies. This recipe calls for raisins, but all or part of that can be replaced with dates. And you have to have nuts, spices, and shortening.

Hermit cookie recipes for a snowy day Hermit cookies like his mother used to make — that was the reason Don Hildebrandt of Carol Stream wrote to the Daley Question, looking for a Chicago Tribune recipe from 1964. The recipe, from Mrs. Frances Flanagan of La Moille, Ill., was found and published as a Daley Question column... http://www.baltimoresun.com/ct-hermit-cookie-recipes-from-readers-20150112-column.html

Hermit cookie recipes for a snowy day

Antique recipe for Drop Hermit cookies - a delicious molasses flavor cookie with the texture of a cupcake top! bloggingwithapples.com

Antique recipe for Drop Hermit cookies - a delicious molasses flavor cookie with…

hermits - there are a lot of recipes out there, this one is correct as far as I'm concerned: it has molasses, shortening, coffee and raisins but not nuts, and is baked in strips (never dropped on a sheet!). now, to make gluten-free...

Hermit Bar Cookies Allrecipes: cup shortening 1 cup white sugar cup molasses 1 teaspoon baking soda cup warm coffee 1 egg 3 cups all-purpose flour teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 cup raisins

The Dutch Baker's Daughter: Hermits Cookies

A few years ago, my husband pestered me into calling his sister for his mom's recipe for Hermits. Carol was happy to comply, but appar.