Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post
Home » Christmas recipes, Features and such, Recipes

Christmas recipe — Grandma’s fruit cookies…

By: 2 December 2010 One Comment

fruit cookiesContinuing on with the Christmas recipes, we’ve got fruit cookies.

Not fruitcake, mind you — fruit cookies. That’s a completely different breed of cat. Your relatives won’t be regifting these for the next decade. That’s a promise.

Don’t believe me? Give this recipe a try and you’ll love it.

These cookies are my favorite, and there is nothing funnier than watching my oldest sister Jo cut the fruit into smaller pieces (a process which can literally provide hours of entertainment). Fire up that oven and enjoy!

Grandma’s fruit cookies

7 cups pecans
6 slices candied pineapple
2 cups candied cherries (red & green)
2 cups dates
¾ cup white raisins (dark will do if you can’t find white)

Cut the above up fine.

1 cup oleo
3 eggs
½ cup sugar
3 cups flour
2 teaspoon soda
1 tsp cinnamon
½ cup milk
2 teaspoons sherry flavoring (rum or wine)

Cream oleo and sugar then add eggs and beat well. Add flour, soda and cinnamon alternating with milk.

Add flavoring mix well, then add fruit.

Drop by spoonful on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes

More Christmas recipes here. Remember — check back every day from now through Christmas Eve for a new recipe.

Someone's in the kitchen with Marci!

About: Marci Nobles:
Marci Nobles, a Benton resident, is a fantastic cook. Visit her on the Internet at The Crazed Wife Blog or send an email to mknobles@att.net.

Leave your response!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.