Fruitcake Cookies Recipe
As holiday gifts, these rich fruit-and-nut filled cookies are pretty and practical—the taste actually improves with age!
Thank you Taste of Home for this recipe.
|Prep Time:||25 minutes|
|Cook Time:||15 minutes|
|Ingredients:||1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® pure vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups (rounded) all-purpose flour
1/3 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
4 ounces red candied cherries, halved
4 ounces candied pineapple, diced
1-1/2 cups dates, finely cut
1/2 cup broken walnuts
1/2 cup broken pecans
1/2 cup whole hazelnuts
|Directions:||In a bowl, cream butter, sugar, egg and vanilla. Sift together flour, salt and soda; add to creamed mixture. Stir in fruits and nuts.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 325° for 15 minutes. Store tightly covered; cookies are best after a few days.
|Source URL:||Taste of Home|