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Fruit And Spice Rounds

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Ingredients
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dried figs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pitted whole dates 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Boiled butter icing 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Using fine blade, put fruits and nuts through a food grinder.
In large mixer bowl cream together sugar and butter or margarine till light and fluffy.
Add eggs; beat well.
Stir together flour, baking soda, salt, and spices; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Stir in ground fruit mixture.
Cover and chill several hours or overnight.
Divide dough in half.
Roll out one portion on well-floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness.
Cut with floured 2 1/2-inch round cookie cutter.
Bake on greased cookie sheet in 375°F oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
Let cool on cookie sheet 2 to 3 minutes; remove to wire rack.
Repeat with remaining half of dough.
Cool cookies.
Spread with Boiled Butter Icing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy

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