Spiced Walnut Raisin Hermits.. Recipe

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  1. Position a rack in the middle of the oven.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350*.line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Make the cookies.
  4. Sift flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves into a medium bowl and set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the butter and brown sugar until blended - about 1 minute.
  6. Add the egg and mix until blended, about 30 seconds. On low speed, mix in the molasses.
  7. Add the flour mixture, mixing just until it is incorporated. Mix in the raisins and walnuts.
  8. Divide the dough in half to form it into 2 logs.
  9. Place the logs 3 apart on the prepared baking sheet, and pat each into an 11 x1 thick rectangle.
  10. Bake until the tops feel crusty but the interior feels soft when gently pressed - about 15 minutes, the edges will just begin to brown.
  11. Cool the logs on the baking sheets for 10 minutes, then use a wide metal spatula to transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool combpletely.
  12. Cut each log into 6 pieces about 2 wide.
  13. To prepare the icing.
  14. In a small bowl, stir the powdered sugar together with enough milk to form a thick but pourable icing.
  15. Use a small spoon to drizzle several thin lines over each cookie.
  16. Let the cookies sit at room temperature until the icing is firm.
  17. The cookies can be stored in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 5 days.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 647.04 Kcal (2709 kJ)
Calories from fat 236 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26.22g 40%
Cholesterol 53.8mg 18%
Sodium 557.82mg 23%
Potassium 762.08mg 16%
Total Carbs 98.05g 33%
Sugars 46.76g 187%
Dietary Fiber 3.28g 13%
Protein 8.62g 17%
Vitamin C 1.2mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Calcium 78.3mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 418.65 Kcal (1753 kJ)
Calories from fat 152.7 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.97g 40%
Cholesterol 34.81mg 18%
Sodium 360.93mg 23%
Potassium 493.09mg 16%
Total Carbs 63.44g 33%
Sugars 30.26g 187%
Dietary Fiber 2.12g 13%
Protein 5.58g 17%
Vitamin C 0.8mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 2mg 17%
Calcium 50.7mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.5
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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