Christmas Cookies II

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

Servings:
48
Yield:
48 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 tablespoon cocoa

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground mace

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice

  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ cup chopped, peeled apple

  • 1 cup golden raisins

  • ½ pound candied pineapple

  • ¼ pound chopped candied orange peel

  • ¼ pound candied lemon peel

  • 8 ounces dates, pitted and chopped

  • 1 pound chopped pecans

  • 1 tablespoon bourbon

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

Directions

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

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

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

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

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

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

208 Calories
11g Fat
27g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 208
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 119mg 3%

* 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.