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Fruited Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Laurie Murray
Added: Friday, May 13, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 c. unsifted flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 c. soft butter
1 1/2 c. confectioners sugar
1 egg
1 ( 9 oz.) condensed mincemeat
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. vanilla
candie cherries
Nuts for topping

Lemon Frosting:
2 c. confectioner sugar
2 T. butter
2 T. water
1/2 tsp. lemon rind

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375
Stir together flour, baking soda and cream of tartar, and set aside.
In large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy.Add egg and mix well, stir in mincemeat and vanilla. Combine the flour and mix well. Roll into 1 1/4 in. balls. place on baking sheet, flatten slightly. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown, cool and frost and garnish.

Lemon Frosting:
In small mixer bowl, beat 2 c. confectioner's sugar, 2 T. softened butter, 2 T. water and 1/2 t.grated lemon rind until well blended. ( makes about 2/3 c.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen

 

 

 

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