Saturday, May 18, 2013
I am giving myself a
While we were at the grocery store, I walked by the bakery, which is strategically located on the way to the register and what did I see??? Hermits!! If you don't know what they are, they are yummy.
I bought them for my cousin, who has loved them since he was a kid. It's kind of family joke. He visits and asks his mother where the hermits are, etc. Anyway, tomorrow I will see him and I just decided to get them.
moment came when I took the lid off the container, smelled the aroma, then looked at the calories contemplating one. I put the cover back on without taking one.
I had a dish of
Here's a description of hermits:
They have a soft and chewy texture, are nicely spiced with ground cinnamon, allspice and cloves, and are jammed with raisins, dates, and nuts. The general consensus is that Hermit Cookies were so named because of their good keeping qualities, that is, they can be hidden away, similar to a hermit or recluse. It is an old fashioned 19th century cookie. -joyofbaking.com