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Holiday Fruitcake Cookies

 

These delicious fruitcake cookies are ideal sweets for Christmas.
215

Yield

36

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

3

hrs

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

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
sifted
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
ground
½ cup vegetable shortening
*
1 cup brown sugar, light
packed
*
1 each eggs
beaten
cup buttermilk
8 ounces dates
diced
½ cup nuts
chopped
½ cup candied cherries
red, chopped
*
½ cup candied cherries
green, chopped
*

Directions

Sift together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.

Set aside.

Beat shortening until light; add sugar and egg, beating until fluffy.

Add buttermilk alternately with dry ingredients to shortening mixture; mix well.

Fold in dates, nuts, and cherries.

Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate dough until chilled, about 2 to 3 hours.

Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃).

Drop dough by teaspoonfuls, about 2 inches apart, onto a lightly greased cookie sheet.

Bake about 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Makes 2 to 3 dozen cookies.

Let cool on wire racks.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 17g (0.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 5321% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 45mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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