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Fruitcake cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Fruitcake cookies, by , is from Cooking With The Cousins, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elizabeth Adams Bundy
Added: Tuesday, June 24, 2008


4 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt

1 c. shortening
2 c. brown sugar
2 eggs
2/3 c. buttermilk

1 c. chopped pecans
1 c. candied cherries
2 c. dates
1 c. candied fruit peel
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 c. shredded coconut


Sift flour,soda and salt. Cream shortening. Add sugar and eggs. Beat until light and fluffy. Add buttermilk, flour mixture, nuts, cherries, dates and fruit. Chill dough several hours.

Drop by teaspoonful about 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet. Bake in 375 oven for 8-10 minutes.

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Number Of Servings:
8 dozen




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