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Fruit Cake Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Fruit Cake Cookies, by , is from A Taste of Our Family, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Tammy Crotty
Added: Friday, January 19, 2007


!/2 c. oleo
1 c. light brown sugar (packed)
4 eggs
1 tsp nutmeg
2 lb currents or raisins soaked in 1 cup whiskey
1 lb pecans chopped fine
1 lb red and green fruit (sugar pineapples) chopped
3 c. sifted flour
3 tsp soda
3 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cloves

Cream oleo, gradually beat in sugar, add eggs one at a time. Beat well after each one. Sift flour with soda and spices. Add to mixture a little at the time. Beat after each addition. Add raisins and whiskey, nuts, and fruit. Mix well. Drop from teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 325 for 15 minutes.




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