Holly Hermits Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Main Ingredient


 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water2 Tablespoon
 Enriched flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
 Soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cloves1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Chopped mixed candied fruits and peels3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Seedless raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Dark Or Light)
 Broken california walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4125 Calories from Fat 1661

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 194 g298.1%

Saturated Fat 36 g180.1%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 1454.9 mg60.6%

Total Carbohydrates 591 g197.1%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.4%

Sugars 403.5 g

Protein 29 g57.5%

Vitamin A 5.7% Vitamin C 3.9%

Calcium 21.8% Iron 68.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cream together shortening and brown sugar.
Add egg and water; beat well.
Sift together dry ingredients; stir into creamed mixture.
Stir in fruits and peels, raisins, and nuts.
Drop from teaspoon 2 inches apart on lightly greased cooky sheet.
Bake in moderate oven (375°) about 10 minutes.
Cool slightly before removing from pan.