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Fruit Cake Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened (2 Sticks)
  Firmly packed light brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , well beaten
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Tablespoon
  Sherry 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mixed nuts 7 Cup (112 tbs), chopped
  Red candied pineapple 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Green candied pineapple 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Red candied cherries 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Green candied cherries 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Pitted dates 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  White raisins 3⁄4 Pound
Directions

Cream the butter and brown sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
Mix in the eggs.
Sift together the flour, baking soda and cinnamon.
Add to the creamed mixture alternately with the sherry, mixing well after each addition.
Add the mixed nuts, red and green candied pineapple, red and green candied cherries, dates and raisins, mixing with the hands if necessary.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets and shape into mounds.
Bake at 300 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until firm and beginning to brown.
Remove to a wire rack to cool.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Servings: 
105

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