Beaulah's Hermits

Course : Desserts
Serves: 4 - 6
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1/2 cup mixture of lard and butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 large egg
1/2 cup molasses
2 cups flour
1/4 cup coffee
1 dash salt
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 cup raisins -- dredged in flour
1 teaspoon baking soda

Preparation / Directions:

Cream shorteining and sugar. Beat in egg, molasses and coffee. Sift rest of ingredients together and add. Beat well. If needed, add more flour but not too much or cookies will be hard and dry. Two ways to bake 1) drop b y spoonfuls on buttered cooky sheet and bake about 10 minutes at 375 F. 2 ) spread in two 9x9" cake tins. Bake about 12 minutes. While hot sprinkle with brown sugar. Cut in bars.


Nutritional Information:

1921 Calories (kcal); 8g Total Fat; (3% calories from fat); 34g Protein; 436g Carbohydrate; 187mg Cholesterol; 1689mg Sodium

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