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Raisin Fruit Cookies

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  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

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3986 Calories from Fat 1323

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 149 g229.9%

Saturated Fat 31.4 g157.2%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 2174.1 mg90.6%

Total Carbohydrates 635 g211.5%

Dietary Fiber 25.8 g103.3%

Sugars 356.2 g

Protein 52 g104.1%

Vitamin A 7.8% Vitamin C 119.2%

Calcium 66.1% Iron 115.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Raisin Fruit Cookies Recipe