Christmas Lizzies Recipe

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Christmas Lizzies

Marjorie Harper

By
@TWMarge

This recipe came from a red hat friend in Texas. The cookies are delightful. Friends who have said they don't like fruitcake like these little gems. Try them--you'll like them.

Rating:
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Comments:
Serves:
Many
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
sugar
1/3 c
butter
2
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 Tbsp
milk
1/2 c
bourbon*
1 1/2-2 c
sifted flour
1 lb
pecan pieces
1 lb
dates, chopped
1 lb
chopped cherries
1 lb
pineapple, mixed colors

Step-By-Step

1Prepare fruit and nuts by mixing with half the flour.(keeps the fruit from becoming sticky)
2Cream together the butter and sugar;add beaten eggs one at a time
3Sift remaining flour with soda and salt and add to egg mixture. Add liquids and then add the fruits and nuts. (Mixture is very thick; use hands to mix.)
4Drop by teaspoon onto cookie sheets and bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes or until medium brown.
5*Orange juice may be substituted for the bourbon in this recipe.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom