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Good 'n' Chewy Hermits

Good 'n' Chewy Hermits. A favorite old New England recipe that has stood the test of time. Because of their high sugar and fat content, these bars have great keeping qualities; back in the days of the clipper ship, tins of hermits accompanied many a sailor as he set out for the Orient, or far-flung ports in other parts of the world.

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GREAT COOKIE! My mom made these often. Us kids hated raisins, I still would leave them out. Recipe - Hermit Cookies, 1977 by Duke Yearlook, via Flickr

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Old Fashioned Hermits

Old Fashioned Hermits. Not bad but I suggest double the molasses and water, can be flat in spots. Again, don't mind me, I enjoy more robust flavors to all my food.

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Hermit cookie recipes for a snowy day

Hermit cookie recipes for a snowy day Hermit cookies like his mother used to make — that was the reason Don Hildebrandt of Carol Stream wrote to the Daley Question, looking for a Chicago Tribune recipe from 1964. The recipe, from Mrs. Frances Flanagan of La Moille, Ill., was found and published as a Daley Question column...

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