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Fruit Cake Cookies Recipe

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

Sarah Bess Rushton
Added: Tuesday, August 14, 2007


3 sticks butter(or oleo)
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. soda
1/2 cup water
3 c. flour sifted
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 lb. candied pineapple
1 lb. candied cherries
1 & 1/2 lbs. dates
1 & 1/2 lbs. pecans
2 c. old fashioned oatmeal

Cream butter and eggs.Dissolve soda in water and add to butter mixture. Sift flour, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg together. Add to butter mixture and mix well. Cut up pineapple, cherries, dates, and pecans in a huge bowl. Mix candied fruit and nuts with oatmeal. Pour the butter batter over oatmeal
mixture and mix well. Drop on greased cookie
sheet. Bake at 325 or 350 until lightly browned. Makes appx. 178 cookies. Baked cookies freeze well.

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I don't care for fruit cake but these cookies are




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