Christmas Fruit Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 72
Print a Recipe Card
3 x 5 Card | 4 x 6 Card | Printer Friendly
 

Ingredients:

1/2 Cup Shortening
1/2 Cup Brown sugar -- firmly packed
2 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla
1/2 teaspoon Soda
1 1/2 tablespoons Buttermilk
1 Cup Flour
1/4 teaspoon Allspice
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 Cup Bourbon
1/2 pound White raisins
1/2 pound Candied cherries
1/2 pound Candied pineapple
1/2 Cup Flour
1 1/2 Cup Pecans -- chopped
 

Preparation / Directions:

Cream shortening and sugar; beat in eggs and add vanilla. Dissolve soda in buttermilk. Combine 1 c. flour and spices; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk and bourbon. Beat well after each addition. Coat fruit with 1/2 c. flour; stir fruit and nuts into batter. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets and bake at 350 deg. for 10-15 min. Makes 6 doz. cookies.


Rate this Recipe?
1 2 3 4 5
Poor                            Great

E-mail this to a friend!

Friend's Name (TO):
Friend's E-mail Address:
Your Name (FROM):
Your E-mail Address:

More Cookies Recipes