"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain
This recipe for Fruit Cake Cookies, by Anna Williams, is from Grits to Gourmet,
one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help
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1 cup light brown sugar 3 beaten eggs 3 cups plain flour 1 tsp. soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 cup oleo or butter 1/2 cup milk 6 1/2 slices candied pineapple 2 cups chopped dates 2 cups glazed cherries 7 cups chopped pecans
Cream butter & sugar. Sift flour, soda, & cinnamon. Add eggs, flour mixture & milk alternately. Add 1 tsp. vanilla. Add all other ingredients after chopping finely. Drop from a teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes at 300 degrees F.
17 or 18 dozen cookies
This is a family favorite recipe that I have baked every Christmas for 42 years.
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