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Fruit and Honey Cookies

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"These cookies are jammed with fruit and sweetened with honey."
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servings 100
Original recipe yields 48 servings (4 dozen)


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  1. Combine flour, walnuts, baking soda, allspice, cinnamon, and salt.
  2. In small saucepan over low heat, melt shortening and honey, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and pour into large bowl. Stir in brown sugar, eggs and milk until well blended. Slowly add dry ingredients. Fold in raisins, currants and dates. Cover and chill for 4 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. Drop by spoonfuls 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly colored.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 100 calories; 2.5 19.5 1.2 8 43 Full nutrition

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Yum! I brought these to a party, and everyone raved about them. They have a delightful light, fluffy, soft & chewy texture. The spices work really well. Next time I would use more ground walnuts...

These cookies taste good but bake into a thin wafer that is easy to burn and hard to remove from the cookie sheet. I found the hotter oven of 400F+ resulted in a fluffier cookie. Also if you u...