Fruit Drop Cookies Recipe

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Fruit Drop Cookies

Judy Garcia

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@snflwr8351

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


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Rating:

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)

Directions Step-By-Step

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