Fruitcake Cookies

Fruitcake Cookies

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • cups sugar

  • 1

    cup butter, softened

  • 3

    large eggs

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3

    cups all-purpose flour

  • 1

    teaspoon baking soda

  • Pinch of salt

  • 1

    pound mixed candied fruit and peel

  • 4

    cups chopped toasted pecans

  • 1

    cup raisins

  • 1

    cup maraschino cherries, chopped

Directions

Preheat oven to 300°. Beat sugar and butter at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until creamy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt; gradually add to sugar mixture, beating until blended. Stir in candied fruit and peel, pecans, raisins, and cherries. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 1 inch apart onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on wire racks (about 20 minutes).


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