Holiday Fruit Drops
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|Packed brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Diced candied pineapple||8 Ounce (1 Cup)|
|Whole red and green candied cherries||8 Ounce (1 Cup)|
|Chopped pitted dates||8 Ounce|
|Semisweet chocolate chips||6 Ounce (1 Cup)|
|Hazelnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Pecan halves||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Preheat oven to 325°F Lightly grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
Cream butter and sugar in large bowl.
Beat in egg until light and fluffy.
Mix in flour, vanilla, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
Stir in pineapple, cherries, dates, chocolate chips, hazelnuts, pecans and walnuts.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until firm and lightly browned around edges.
Remove to wire racks to cool completely