Grandmas fruit cookies

Michelle Kramer

By
@fluffy3557

this recipe has been handed down in my family for at least four generations maybe more !


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Serves:

makes 6 dozen

Prep:

1 Hr 45 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
buttermilk
2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
vegetable shortening
1 stick
butter, softened
2
eggs
3 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 c
each chopped candied cherries,pineapple,dates,and pecans
1 c
each candied cherrie halves and pecan halves for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
preheat oven to 375 degrees
2
cream brown sugar shortening and butter
3
add eggs and buttermilk
4
gradually add flour salt and baking soda
5
add chopped nuts and fruit
6
line cookie sheets with parchment paper
7
drop batter by spoonful leaving space between
8
garnish with half cherrie or pecan
9
bake 8 - 10 minutes or until browned on top and bottom
10
cool and enjoy !

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy