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Easy Fruit Cake Cookies

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Fruitcake Cookies is simple yummy in taste. Fruitcake Cookies gets its taste from pineapple and cherries mixed with flour and eggs, flavored with cinnamon and topped with nuts. Kids love this Fruitcake Cookies.
  Yellow candied pineapple 16 Ounce, chopped (Two 8 Ounce Package)
  Red candied cherries 16 Ounce, chopped (Two 8 Ounce Package)
  Green candied cherries 16 Ounce, chopped (Two 8 Ounce Package)
  Golden raisins 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped pecans/Walnuts 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), divided
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Baking soda 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Brandy 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon

Combine first 5 ingredients; dredge with 1 cup flour, stirring well.
Set aside.
Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer.
Add egg yolks, mixing well.
Dissolve soda in milk; add to creamed mixture.
Add brandy, spices, and remaining 2 1/2 cups flour, mixing well.
Beat egg whites with electric mixer until stiff peaks form; fold into batter.
Fold in fruit mixture.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 325° for 12 to 15 minutes.
Cool on wire racks.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 132 Calories from Fat 43

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.5%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 11.9 mg4%

Sodium 56.2 mg2.3%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.79 g3.2%

Sugars 14.8 g

Protein 1 g2.8%

Vitamin A 0.9% Vitamin C 0.29%

Calcium 1.1% Iron 2.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Easy Fruit Cake Cookies Recipe