"Plain fresh bread, its crust shatteringly crisp. Sweet cold butter. There is magic in the way they come together in your mouth to make a single perfect bite."--Ruth Reichl

Fruitcake cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Fruitcake cookies, by , is from Koblers Cook!, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Clint Newman
Added: Wednesday, July 30, 2008


1 stick butter
1 3/4 c sugar
2 tsp vanilla
3 eggs
1/2 c water
1/2 tsp soda
3 c flour
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp allspice
1/3 tsp salt
2 # dates
1 # candied pineapple
1# candied cherries
1 # chopped pecans

Cut fruit and pecans. Put in very very large bowl. Flour fruit so it won't stick together.

Cream first 4 ingredients.

Sift together flour and spices.

Mix water and soda together.

Add flour mixture to creamed ingedients. Add water mixture slowly to make batter more fluid.

Pour batter over prepared fruit. Mix and drop by teaspoon. Bake at 325 20-25 min.

Cookies will not look done on top. Check the bottom of the cookies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
about 120 cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Takes a long time to bake this recipe.




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