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31 January, 2013

Fruitcake Cookies

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Ingrients & Directions


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 tb Baking soda
3 tb Milk
1/4 c Brandy
1 ts Cinnamon, ground
1 ts Nutmeg, ground

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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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Yields
120 Servings

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