Chewy cookies full of dates, nuts, raisins and candied cherries, but no citron. Given to me by my Kentucky friend Shirley Taylor.

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Ingredients

75
Original recipe yields 75 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, combine the golden raisins, dates, red and green candied cherries, pecans and grape juice. Set aside to soak. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

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  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, vanilla, and egg yolks until light and fluffy. Combine the flour, baking soda and baking powder; stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in the dried fruit mixture. Beat egg whites to stiff peaks; fold into the dough. Scoop cookies with a small ice cream scoop onto prepared cookie sheets. Pat down slightly.

  • Bake for 10 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

114.4 calories; protein 1.3g 3% DV; carbohydrates 16g 5% DV; fat 5.6g 9% DV; cholesterol 11.4mg 4% DV; sodium 30.1mg 1% DV. Full Nutrition

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12/13/2007
The proportions on this recipe seem to make a HUGE amount of the mixed fruit. It made a huge mess as there does not appear to be enough cookie base to hold everything together. Read More
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