Mom'S Fruit Cookies
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking soda||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Finely chopped dates||1 Pound|
|Green cherries||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Red cherries||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Preheat oven to 350Â°F.
Cream together eggs, brown sugar, and butter.
Add remaining ingredients.
Drop from mounded teaspoon onto cookie sheet.
Cut green and red cherries in halves and place 1 in center of each cookie.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes.
When Mom baked these cookies, the wonderful aroma filled the house and we knew Christmas was near.