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                     CHRISTMAS FRUIT COOKIES ---WHNP81A
 
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 Serving Size  : 72   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Holiday
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   c            Shortening
      1/2   c            Brown sugar -- firmly packed
    2       ea           Eggs
      1/2   ts           Vanilla
      1/2   ts           Soda
    1 1/2   tb           Buttermilk
    1       c            Flour
      1/4   ts           Allspice
      1/4   ts           Nutmeg
      1/4   ts           Cinnamon
      1/4   c            Bourbon
      1/2   lb           White raisins
      1/2   lb           Candied cherries
      1/2   lb           Candied pineapple
      1/2   c            Flour
    1 1/2   c            Pecans -- chopped
 
     Cream shortening and sugar; beat in eggs and add
   vanilla. Dissolve soda in buttermilk.  Combine 1 c.
   flour and spices; add to creamed mixture alternately
   with buttermilk and bourbon. Beat well after each
   addition.
     Coat fruit with 1/2 c. flour; stir fruit and nuts
   into batter. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking
   sheets and bake at 350 deg. for 10-15 min. Makes 6
   doz. cookies.
     From Southern Living - Dec. 1976
  
 
 
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