Hermits

These chewy pecan and raisin filled cookies are a traditional Southern favorite. They are so-named because the flavor improves, because of the amount of spices, as the cookies are tucked away for a few days.



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Servings: 48
Yield: about 48 cookies
Prep Time: 25 mins
Related Categories: Cookies, Desserts
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Ingredients
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    3/4  cup 
    butter or margarine
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    3/4  cup 
    packed brown sugar
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    1   teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    baking soda
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    ground cloves
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    ground nutmeg
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    egg
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    1/4  cup 
    strong brewed coffee, cooled
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    1 1/2  cups 
    all-purpose flour
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    2   cups 
    raisins
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    1   cup 
    chopped pecans

Directions
1.
Beat butter or margarine in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, cloves, and nutmeg; beat until combined. Beat in egg and coffee. Beat in as much of the flour a you can. Stir in remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Stir in raisins and chopped pecans.
2.
Drop dough by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Transfer cookies to wire racks to cool. Makes about 48.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 88, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 13, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 11, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 97.18, vit. C (mg) 0, sodium (mg) 48, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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