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Fruitcake Cookies Recipe

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

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Alice Huiet Thomas (Bunch)
Added: Saturday, November 19, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup vegetable shortning
2 eggs
2 cups brown sugar, packed
2/3 cups buttermilk
1 cup pecans, chopped
2 cups dates, chopped
1 cup candied cherries, chopped
8 ounces candied fruits and peel.

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour with salt and soda. Cream sugar, shortning, add eggs, milk and flour mixture. Blend in fruit and nuts. Chill several hours or overnight. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 until lightly browned

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
120 cookies

 

 

 

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