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Raisin Fruit Cookies

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Ingredients
  Seedless raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Candied orange peel 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped candied cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped citron 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fruit juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Cover raisins with hot water for 5 minutes; drain and dry on a paper towel and chop.
Combine fruits, nuts, lemon extract and fruit juice.
Stir, and let stand while preparing the dough.
Cream shortening.
Add sugar gradually and cream well.
Beat In the egg.
Add combined dry ingredients and mix until smooth.
Add fruit mixture and stir well.
Let mixture stand for 1 hour.
Press the dough into a greased 13x 9x2-inch cakepan.
Bake at 400° for 12 to 15 minutes.
Cut into strips 3/4 inch wide.
Remove from pan immediately.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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