Fruit Cake Cookies

A Southern Cookie Submitted by Jane Guerin
A Southern Cookie Submitted by Jane Guerin

Enjoy this flavorful fruit cake cookie recipe!


Makes 65 cookies


1 and ½ cup brown sugar, packed 3 cups plain flour ½ cup plain flour for fruit 4 eggs 1 stick butter ½ lb. candied pineapple ½ lb. candied cherries 1 box white raisins 8 oz of dried dates, chopped 6 cups of chopped pecans 1 teaspoon. nutmeg 1 teaspoon. cinnamon 1 teaspoon. ground cloves 1 teaspoon. ground allspice 3 teaspoon. baking soda 3 Tbs. buttermilk ¾ cup whiskey

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1. Cream butter, add sugar, whiskey, then buttermilk and mix. Add lightly beaten eggs and mix. Sift dry ingredients together and add to mixture gradually. 2. Add fruit that has been mixed with ½ cup (extra) flour. Dredge thoroughly. 3. Drop by teaspoonful onto cookie sheet that has been greased and floured. 4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Do not get too brown. Cool. Pack in wax paper lined airtight container.