Cookies: Hermit Cookies

posted by Connie 11-23-102 8:44 PM

Hermit Cookies -- Diabetic
1/2 cup shortening
3 tables. granulated brown sugar replacement
1 egg
1 1/2 cup flour (sifted)
1 tea. baking powder
1 tea. cinnamon
1/4 tea. salt
1/4 tea. baking soda
1/4 tea. nutmeg
1/4 tea. ground cloves
1/3 cup skim milk
1/3 cup raisins, chopped
1/4 cup walnuts, chopped

Cream together shortening and brown sugar replacement. Add egg; beat until light and fluffy. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, nutmeg and cloves in sifter; add alternately with milk to creamed mixture. Fold in raisins and walnuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets, 2 to 3 inches apart.

Bake at 350 for 12 to 15 minutes.

Yield: 48 cookies
Exchange 1 cookie: 1/3 fruit, 1/2 fat
Calories: 1 cookie - 40

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