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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