An heirloom recipe from my mother-in-law's recipe file.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
48
Yield:
48 cookies
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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cream together butter, sugar, and eggs. Beat in flour, cocoa, and cinnamon, mace, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, and soda.

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  • Meanwhile soak candied pineapple, orange peel, and lemon peel in bourbon.

  • Add apples, raisins, dates, pecans, and soaked fruits, and mix well.

  • On a greased cookie sheet spoon out half-dollar size cookies, spaced 1/2 inch apart.

  • In a preheated 350 degree (175 degrees C) oven, bake 12-15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

208 calories; protein 2.4g 5% DV; carbohydrates 27g 9% DV; fat 11.1g 17% DV; cholesterol 21.8mg 7% DV; sodium 57.3mg 2% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
12/02/2007
These cookies are really great! Will make them again! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/02/2007
These cookies are really great! Will make them again! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/30/2010
I never thought I'd see this old time favorite. A good friend would make them ever year and called them Fruit Cake Cookies. None of us had the recipe or over the years misplaced thrown out. Fifty years ago we bite into those wonderful tasting cookies. I made your recipe and all I can type is Thank-You for the memories. Read More
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