Fruit Drop Cookies Recipe

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Fruit Drop Cookies

Judy Garcia

By
@snflwr8351

I am probably one of the few people who enjoy fruitcake. This recipe is very similar to that.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
5 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
1/4 c
sour cream
1 1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
cloves
1 c
quick cooking oats
1 c
chopped pecans
1 c
finely snipped dates*
1/2 c
raisins
1/2 c
chopped candied cherries*
candied cherry halves (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Cream butter, sugar and eggs; blend in sour cream.
2Stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and cloves; add to creamed mixture. Stir in oats, nuts, dates, raisins and cherries.
3Drop by teaspoonsful 2" apart on lightly greased cookie sheet. Top each cookie with candied cherry half, if desired.
4Bake at 350°F for 10-12 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet and cool on rack. Makes 5 dozen.
5NOTE: When I make these, I reduce the amount of dates to 1/2 cup and candied cherries to 1/4 cup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American