Fruit Cocktail Drop Cookies


A flavorful cookie with fruit and nuts. Great for a picnic!

2 to 3 dozen


  • 1 cup shortening

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can fruit cocktail, drained

  • 1 cup raisins

  • 1 ½ cups chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening, brown sugar and white sugar. Stir in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and cloves, stir into the creamed mixture. Carefully fold in the raisins, fruit cocktail and nuts, try not to crush the fruit.

  3. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to12 minutes in the preheated oven.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

196 Calories
10g Fat
26g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 196
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 58mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 92mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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