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                             FRUITCAKE COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 120  Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   16       oz           Pineapple-ylw candy'd,chop'd
    8       oz           Cherries, red
    8       oz           Cherries,grn candy'd,chop'd
    2       c            Raisins, golden
    4       c            Pecans or walnuts, chopped
    3 1/2   c            Flour, all purpose
      1/2   c            Butter/margarine, softened
    1       c            Brown sugar, firmly
    4                    Eggs, separated
    1       T            Baking soda
    3       T            Milk
      1/4   c            Brandy
    1       t            Cinnamon, ground
    1       t            Nutmeg, ground
 
   ndy'd,chop'd
   cked
     Combine first 5 ingredients; dredge with 1 cup
   flour, stirring well. Set aside.
     Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well at
   medium speed of an electric mixer.  Add egg yolks,
   mixing well.   Dissolve soda in milk; add to creamed
   mixture.  Add brandy, spices, and remaining 2 1/2 cups
   flour, mixing well.   Beat egg whites (at room
   temperature) until stiff; fold into batter. Fold in
   fruit mixture.   Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls
   onto greased cookie sheets.  Bake at 325F for 12 to 15
   minutes.  Cool on wire racks.  Yield: about 10 dozen.
   From Southern Living Cookbook
  
 
 
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