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Holiday Fruitcake Cookies

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Ingredients
  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs), sieved
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg 2 , beaten
  Buttermilk/Thick sour milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Pecan 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Candied cherries 1 Cup (16 tbs), quartered
  Date 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Candied fruit and peel 4 Ounce (1 cup /2 cans)
  Candied cherries 2 Tablespoon (Red/ Green, as required)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon (for greasing)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre heat an oven at 187.5 C (375 F).
2. Grease a baking tray with butter and keep aside.
3. In a medium sized bowl, combine flour, salt and baking soda. Sieve together and keep aside.

MAKING
4. In a medium sized bowl, combine sugar and shortening. Cream well.
5. Add eggs and beat well.
6. Add sour milk and sieved ingredients and mix well using a rubber spatula.
7. Add remaining ingredients (apart from red and green candied cherry) and mix well.
8. Place spoonfuls, 2 inch apart, on greased baking tray and top each with cherries.
9. Bake in pre heated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or till done.
10. Once baked, remove from oven and keep aside to cool. Makes 96 no-€™s.

SERVING
11. Place on a serving tray and serve immediately or store in cookie jars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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