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Soft and Spicy Hermits


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cups sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 3/4 cup raisins


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream together the sugar and oil in large bowl until well mixed.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and mix until blended.
  4. Pour into a greased 15 x 10-inch jelly roll pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
  5. Cool on wire rack and cut into 3 x 2-inch rectangles.

If desired, sprinkle a light coating of sugar on top of batter before baking.

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