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Fabulous Fruit Cake Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 4 Tablespoon, softened
  Firmly packed dark brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsulphured molasses 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Brandy/Rum 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Nonfat plain yogurt 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried blueberries/Currants 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Dried cherries 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped almonds 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 275°F. In a medium bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in molasses, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, and mace until blended. Add eggs, brandy, and yogurt and blend well.
2. Add 1 1/2 cups of flour, baking soda, and salt and beat until blended. In a medium bowl, toss blueberries, cherries, raisins, and almonds with remaining 1/4 cup flour; stir into dough until well mixed.
3. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, until set. Remove to a rack and let cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Drink: 
Brandy
Servings: 
8

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