2Food > Spiced Date & Raisin Cookies (aka Hermit Cookies)

Advertisement

Other recipes

Advertisement

Advertisement

Spiced Date & Raisin Cookies (aka Hermit Cookies)

Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 12 min.
Total Time: 27 min.
Servings: 48

What you need

1¾ cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup brown sugar, packed
½ cup butter, room temperature
½ tsp cinnamon
1 cup chopped dates
2 large eggs
1 cup raisins
½ tsp salt
½ tsp vanilla extract
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans

Advertisement

How to do it

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.In a standing mixer on medium speed, cream together butter and brown sugar.

2. Add eggs and beat until mixture is pale and thick - about 2 minutes. Beat in vanilla.Reduce mixer speed to low and beat in flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg. Incorporate raisins, dates and nuts (depending on your mixer, you may have to do this part by hand with a wooden spoon).Drop cookies by tablespoonfuls onto a well-greased or parchment-lined baking sheet, about 2 inches apart.

3. Bake 10-12 minutes, until edges are set but centres still appear moist. Cool on baking sheet 2 minutes, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.Store in an airtight container (up to 10 days) or freeze on a flat surface then transfer to freezer bags to store up to 3 months. Thaw at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.Makes 4 dozen cookies.

Advertisement

Nutrition

Calories
87.29cal ( 4.36% of daily need)
Fat
3.76g ( 5.78% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
1.43g ( 8.97% of daily need)
Carbohydrates
13.02g ( 4.34% of daily need)
Sugar
6.48g ( 7.2% of daily need)
Cholesterol
11.9mg ( 3.97% of daily need)
Sodium
72.27mg ( 3.14% of daily need)
Protein
1.25g ( 2.5% of daily need)
Manganese
0.14mg ( 6.94% of daily need)
Selenium
2.42µg ( 3.45% of daily need)
Vitamin B1
0.05mg ( 3.33% of daily need)
Copper
0.06mg ( 3.21% of daily need)
Folate
12.38µg ( 3.1% of daily need)
Fiber
0.75g ( 3% of daily need)
Iron
0.46mg ( 2.55% of daily need)
Vitamin B2
0.04mg ( 2.52% of daily need)
Phosphorus
21.92mg ( 2.19% of daily need)
Potassium
70.02mg ( 2% of daily need)
Magnesium
7.78mg ( 1.94% of daily need)
Vitamin B3
0.38mg ( 1.89% of daily need)
Vitamin B6
0.03mg ( 1.55% of daily need)
Vitamin A
69.86IU ( 1.4% of daily need)
Calcium
10.8mg ( 1.08% of daily need)

Breakdown

Proteins
5.5%
Fat
37.19%
Carbs
57.31%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only.

Advertisement

Other recipes

Advertisement

Advertisement

Food recipes tags