---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.02
  
       Title: HERMITS (CAVAIANI)
  Categories: Diabetic, Desserts, Biscuits
       Yield: 24 servings
  
     1/2 c  Margarine; (1 stick)
     2/3 c  Brown sugar;
       2    Large eggs;
       2 c  All-purpose flour;
       1 ts Baking powder;
     1/4 ts Salt;
            Dry sugar substitute equal;
            -to 1/4 cup sugar
       1 ts Cinnamon;
     1/2 ts Nutmeg;
     1/4 ts Ginger;
     1/4 c  English walnuts; chopped
     1/4 c  Raisins;
     1/4 c  Water at room temperature
  
   Cream margarine and brown sugar together at medium
   speed until light and fluffy.  Add eggs and mix at
   medium speed for 1 minute, scraping down the bowl
   before and after adding eggs.  Stir flour, baking
   powder, salt, dry sugar substitute, cinnamon, nutmeg,
   ginger, walnuts, and raisins together to blend well.
   Add along with water, to creamy mixture; mix at medium
   speed to blend well.  Drop dough by 1 1/2 tablespoon
   onto cookie sheets that have been sprayed with pam
   spray or lined with aluminum foil. Bake at 350 for 10
   to 12 minutes, or until cookies are browned on the
   bottom. Remove them to wrie rack cand cook to room
   temperature.
   
   Food exchanges per serving: 1 STRACH/BREAD EXCHANGE &
   1 FAT EXCHANGE Calories: 114, FAT: 5g, CHO: 15g, Na:
   89, PRO: 2g, Cholesterol: 23 mg
   
   Source: Desserts for Diabetics by Mabel Cavaiani, R. D.
   
   Brought to you and yours via Nancy O'Brion and her
   Meal-Master
  
 -----