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       Title: Walnut Hermits
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
       1 c  Shortening
       2 c  Packed brown sugar
       2    Eggs
   3 1/2 c  Flour
       1 ts Baking powder
       1 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
       2 ts Cinnamon
       1 ts Nutmeg
     1/2 c  Sour cream
       1 c  Walnuts; chopped
       2 c  Raisins
       1 c  Dates; chopped
   Recipe by: Sue Klapper
      Preheat oven to 350.  In a large bowl, blend together shortening or
   butter and brown sugar.  Beat in eggs.  Stir in flour, baking powder,
   baking soda and salt.  Add spices. Stir in sour cream, then add walnuts,
   raisins and dates. Stir well. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a geased cookie
   sheet.  Bake 12 to 15 minutes.  Yield 6 dozen.  Source: Cookies by Marian