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Fruit Cookies Recipe

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

Dorothy Barton
Added: Friday, February 2, 2007


2 cup Butter
3 cup Sugar
6 Eggs
1/2 cup Brewed Coffee
5 cup Flour
1 t Nutmeg
1 t Cloves
1 t Allspice
1 t Cinnamon
1 t Soda
1 t Salt
1/2 cup Sour Milk
1 lb Raisins
1 lb Currants
1 lb Pecans
1 lb Walnuts
1 lb Mixed Candied Fruit

Mix everything together. Bake @ 250 for 25 min. You may wish to use half recipe. Uncooked mixture may be stored in refrigerator until ready to bake.

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