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Fruit Cake Cookies Recipe

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

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Allen
Added: Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter flavored Crisco or Land O'Lake butter
1 3/4 cups brown sugar, lightly packed
2 eggs
1/4 cup buttermilk
4 cups plain flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. mace
1 tsp. salt
1 cup oats
1 cup chopped dates
1 cup chopped pecans
1 1/2 cups candied cherries & mixed fruit cut into pieces
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. allspice

Directions:
Directions:
Mix shortening, sugar and eggs well. Add buttermilk. Sift all dry ingredients together and add to mixture, blending well. Mix in oats, pecans, dates and fruit. Mix well. Chill dough 1 hour. Drop by teaspoon approximately 2 inches apart on slightly greased cookie sheet.
Bake 10-12 minutes at 400.

Dough can be stored in refrigerator up to 1 week

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yield 4 doz.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 mins.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was given to me by Nancy Allen - mother to Bill and Barbara, wife of Battle. I make these cookies every year at Christmas - it is a favorite for me and Granddad (aka Uncle Bill to the family).

 

 

 

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