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Old-Fashioned Hermit Bar Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish.
  2. In the bowl of your mixer, cream together the butter and brown sugar. Next, beat in the egg until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Add in the vanilla, spices, baking soda, and milk. Mix. Add the flour and mix until just incorporated.
  4. Fold in the raisins and walnuts.
  5. Press the cookie dough into your prepared baking dish.
  6. Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes.
  7. Allow your Hermits to cool in the pan before slicing. Store in an airtight container at room temperature or you can freeze your cookie bars to last longer.