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Holiday Fruit Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Candied cherries 2 Cup (32 tbs), halved
  Brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs), packed
  Buttermilk/Sour milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Soda 1 Tablespoon
  Broken pecans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dates 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
Directions

Mix shortening and sugar; add eggs.
Stir in buttermilk or sour milk; add dry ingredients which have been sifted together.
Add nuts and fruit.
Chill 1 hour.
Drop small spoonsful 2" apart on greased cookie sheet.
Place pecan half on top of each.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes in 400° oven.
Makes 7 dozen.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday, Quick
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
62

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 141 Calories from Fat 48

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.5%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.3%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 6.8 mg2.3%

Sodium 164.3 mg6.8%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.91 g3.7%

Sugars 15.5 g

Protein 1 g2.8%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 0.09%

Calcium 0.6% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Holiday Fruit Cookies Recipe