Never Fail Fruit Cake, Bars or Cookies

Pat Duran


This is such an easy recipe - well you can never go wrong with Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk. You will like this recipe because of it's versatility and of course the flavor!

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20 to 24 servings
20 Min
40 Min



2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
2 large
27 oz
jar none such ready to use mincemeat
14 oz
can eagle brand sweetened condensed milk
2 c
mixed candied fruit
1 c
coarsely chopped nuts


Heat oven to 300^. Coat a 10 cup fluted baking pan with non stick cooking spray.

2Stir together flour and baking soda. Combine eggs, mincemeat, condensed milk, candied fruit and nuts in a large bowl. Blend in dry ingredients. Pour into prepared pan.

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3Bake about 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Garnish as desired. Do not over bake.

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4Fruitcake Bars:
Coat a 15x10-inch jelly roll pan with nonstick cooking spray. Spread batter evenly in pan. Bake 15-20 minutes. Cool. Glaze, if desired. Makes about 4 dozen bars.
Fruitcake Cookies:
Coat baking sheets with non stick cooking spray. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, Makes about 5 1/2 dozen cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy