Christmas Fruitcake Cookies Recipe

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Christmas Fruitcake Cookies

Dian Norman-McCracken

By
@Superfolksingercookinmama

These cookies are definitely well worth the effort! They have all the great fruitcake goodies in them: candied red and green cherries, walnut chunks, golden raisins, and, yes, bourbon, too! My family BEGS me to make these and I think yours will, too! ENJOY!


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Serves:

60 cookies

Prep:

2 Hr

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 STICKS
butter - @ room temperature
1 CUP
brown suger - packed
4
eggs
3 TBSP
milk
1 CUP
canadian bourbon, rum, or apple juice

USING A HEAVY-DUTY MIXER (KITCHEN AID), CREAM TOGETHER BUTTER AND BROWN SUGAR. ADD EGGS, ONE AT A TIME, MIXING AFTER EACH ADDITION. ADD MILK AND CANADIAN BOURBON AND MIX WELL.

IN A SEPARATE BOWL, SIFT TOGETHER:

3 CUPS
flour - all purpose
3 tsp.
baking soda
1 tsp. ea:
ground nutmeg; ground cinnamon and ground cloves

ADD SIFTED DRY INGREDIENTS TO CREAMED MIXTURE AND MIX WELL.

ADD THE FOLLOWING INGREDIENTS, ONE AT A TIME, AND MIX IN WELL:

3 CUPS
chunked walnuts
1 BOX
golden raisins
8 OZ can(s)
crushed pineapple
8 OZ
candied red cherries, each cherry cut in half (i use scissors sprayed with vegetable spray)
8 OZ
candied green cherries, each cherry cut in half

Directions Step-By-Step

1
REFRIGERATE COOKIE BATTER - IT WILL BE VERY RUNNY WITHOUT REFRIGERATION.
2
PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 300 DEGREES. USING 1" COOKIE SCOOP, PLACE 2 INCHES APART ON PAM'D COOKIE SHEETS AND BAKE FOR 30 MINUTES.
3
PROMPTLY REMOVE FROM COOKIE SHEET ONTO A WIRE RACK TO COOL COMPLETELY. STORE IN AIRTIGHT CONTAINER.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #Christmas, #fruitcake