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Christmas Fruit Rocks

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Ingredients
  Brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), unsifted
  Eggs 3
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dates 2 Pound, chopped
  Candied pineapple slices 4 , chopped (green)
  Red candied cherries 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Walnuts 1 Pound, chopped
  Almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs), blanched, chopped
  Brazil nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 325 degrees before baking the cake.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, cream brown sugar, by adding butter.
3) Add beaten eggs and vanilla to beat in.
4) In another bowl, sift together the dry ingredients.
5) Reserve 1/2 cup of the dry ingredients to mix with fruit and nuts.
6) Add the remaining part of dry mixture to the creamed mixture.
7) Dredge fruit in 1/2 cup of flour and fold into the creamed mixture.
8) Place inside refrigerator to chill for 3 hours or overnight.
9) On a greased cookie sheet, drop the batter by teaspoon.
10) Place the cookie sheet inside oven to bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
11) Allow cooling the cookies before serving or storing.

SERVING
12) Serve the cookies with your choice of beverage.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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