*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             CHRISTMAS HERMITS
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Holiday
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Butter -- soft
    3       c            Brown sugar
    4                    Eggs
    4       tb           Milk
    3       ts           Baking powder
    6       c            Flour
    2       c            Seedless raisins
    2       c            Currants
    1       t            Nutmeg
    1       c            Nutmeats -- chopped
    1       t            Cinnamon
                         Grated orange rind
 
   Cream butter and sugar.  Add milk and eggs.  Sift
   powder with 3 cups flour, add to creamed mix, Mix
   well. Add raisins, currants, nutmeats and orange rind.
   Mix well.  Sift spices with remaining flour. Add to
   creamed mix and blend well.  Drop by rounded
   teaspoonsful 1 to 1-1/2 inches apart onto greased
   cookie sheet.  Bake in 375 degree F. oven for 20
   minutes, or until light brown.  Cool on wire rack.
   Store in airtight container. Makes about 10 dozen
   cookies.
   
   From the MM database of Judi M. Phelps.
   jphelps@shell.portal.com, juphelps@delphi.com, or
   jphelps@best.com
  
 
 
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