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Holiday Fruit Drops

Rated as 4.14 out of 5 Stars

"Fruity sweet and nutty drop cookies."
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Ingredients

servings 168
Original recipe yields 48 servings (8 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Cream the shortening with the brown sugar. Beat in the eggs. Stir in the buttermilk.
  2. Blend in the flour, baking soda and salt. Once well combined stir in the chopped pecans, candied cherries and chopped dates. Cover and chill dough for at least 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  4. Drop spoonfuls of chilled dough onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 168 calories; 7.1 25.5 1.8 8 88 Full nutrition

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I left out the dates because I thought the cookies might be too sweet. My hubby tried them and loved them! I made them for a Christmas cookie exchange and had to make another batch just for him!...

Most helpful critical review

I found that with that many dates, that was the dominant flavor. Also, the bottom of the cookies got too brown before the cookie was done. I don't know if lowering the temperature and baking l...

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I left out the dates because I thought the cookies might be too sweet. My hubby tried them and loved them! I made them for a Christmas cookie exchange and had to make another batch just for him!...

This is the best fruit cookie Ive ever tasted! And my mother in law has requested I be the official baker of them for she has tried three times and hasn't got them the way I first did just by f...

I found that with that many dates, that was the dominant flavor. Also, the bottom of the cookies got too brown before the cookie was done. I don't know if lowering the temperature and baking l...

These cookies are wonderful. Have been making them a couple of years. Always get asked to make more and more.

this is the best fruit cookie recipe that I have ever used. My family loved them. thanks for this recipe.

These are Delicious! My Mom has made them for many years. Now they're a Christmas tradition at my house! Carol Walker

Not the recipe I was looking for. The cookies were too flat.