Christmas Fruitcake Cookies

Christmas Fruitcake Cookies Recipe

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Dian Norman-McCracken

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@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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Christmas Fruitcake Cookies

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.

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About Christmas Fruitcake Cookies

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




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