Spicy Hermits Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings24
Main Ingredient


 Sifted all purpose flour1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)
 Firmly packed brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Brewed coffee1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Use Cold)
 Wheat germ1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (From A 12-Ounce Jar)
 Seedless raisins1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Coarsely chopped walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 153 Calories from Fat 53

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.2%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 18.9 mg

Sodium 76.4 mg3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.4%

Sugars 13.7 g

Protein 2 g4.8%

Vitamin A 2.6% Vitamin C 0.37%

Calcium 2% Iron 5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a sifter, measure flour, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves
2. Cream butter and sugar till fluffy, beat egg into it and sift it all the dry ingredients, one third at a time alternately with coffee; add all the other ingredients
3. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of this mixture on greased cookie sheets with two inches of distance between them
4. Bake for ten minutes at 375°F, remove on to wire racks and allow to cool completely

5. Serve as required