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Christmas Fruit Cookies

 
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Just like little fruitcakes! I soaked my fruit in the bourbon overnight. Easy recipe to put together and great way to use extra fruit from making my fruitcakes.

Yield

72

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

30

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

½ cup vegetable shortening
*
½ cup brown sugar
firmly packed
*
2 large eggs
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 ½ tablespoon buttermilk
1 cup all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon allspice
*
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
*
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
*
¼ cup bourbon whiskey
*
½ pound golden raisins
½ pound candied cherries
½ pound candied pineapple
½ cup all-purpose flour
1 ½ cup pecans
chopped

Directions

Cream shortening and sugar; beat in eggs and add vanilla.

Dissolve soda in buttermilk.

Combine 1 cup flour and spices; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk and bourbon.

Beat well after each addition.

Coat fruit with ½ cup flour; stir fruit and nuts into batter.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets and bake at 350℉ (180℃) for 10 to 15 min.

Makes 6 dozen cookies.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

Illumina
Hope, United States
 about 1 year ago

I could taste these as soon as I saw their picture in the recipe - my gramma was makin’ ‘em for me over 60 years ago! Whatta find! THANK YOU

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 16g (0.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 5232% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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