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Fruitful Florentines (French) Recipe

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This recipe for Fruitful Florentines (French), by , is from The UWSP Multicultural Affairs Department Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Monday, March 2, 2009


cup butter or margarine, softened
1/3 cup honey
cup sugar
tsp. vanilla
1 cup uncooked quick-cooking oats
2/3 cup all purpose flour
1 cup chopped candied fruit
cup semisweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsp butter or margarine

Heat oven to 350 F(180C). Lightly grease cookie sheets. Set aside. In large mixing bowl, combine cup butter, honey, sugar and vanilla. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add oats and flour. Beat at low speed until soft dough forms. Stir in candied fruit.
Drop dough by heaping teaspoons 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets. Flatten dough slightly with back of spoon. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until edges are golden brown. Let cool for 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheets. Cool completely. In 1 qt. Saucepan, combine glaze ingredients. Melt over low heat, stirring constantly. Drizzle glaze over cookies. Let dry completely before storing. Store in refrigerator.

Microwave tip: In small mixing bowl, melt glaze ingredients at 50% for 2 to 4 minutes, stirring after every minute. Continue as directed.




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