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Holiday Fruit Cookies

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Holiday Fruit Cookies...as the name suggests, is a delicious cookie filled with the goodness of fruits!! Made with dates, pecans and candied cherries, these cookies are thoroughly enjoyed by the kids. Best enjoyed with a warm glass of milk, these cookies are an absolute treat to the palate!
Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs), firmly packed
  Eggs 2
  Sour milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Broken pecans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Candied cherry halves 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dates 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Lightly grease a baking sheet.
2) Preheat the oven at 400°F.

MAKING
3) In a bowl, combine and cream the shortening and sugar till light and fluffy.
4) Add in the eggs and milk and beat well.
5) Sift together the flour, soda, and salt.
6) Add into the creamed mix and blend well.
7) Add in the remaining ingredients.
8) Scoop and drop from a teaspoon onto the baking sheet.
9) Place in the oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.

SERVING
10) Serve with warm milk.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8726 Calories from Fat 3030

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 349 g537.5%

Saturated Fat 69.4 g347%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 3679.8 mg153.3%

Total Carbohydrates 1380 g460.1%

Dietary Fiber 56.7 g226.9%

Sugars 900.3 g

Protein 92 g183.8%

Vitamin A 12.4% Vitamin C 6.7%

Calcium 72.8% Iron 168%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Holiday Fruit Cookies Recipe