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Fruit Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Allie Mitchell

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-1/2 lbs dates, chopped
12 ounces candied cherries, chopped
12 ounces candied pineapple, chopped
1-1/2 cups pecans
1-1/2 sticks butter
2-1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs, beaten
3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
3/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
3/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 cup warm water

Directions:
Directions:
Add baking soda to the warm water. Then add to all other ingredients. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Bake at 300 for 40 minutes. Remove from paper immediately.

*Mother used to bake these every Christmas! Yum!

 

 

 

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