Grandmas fruit cookies

1
Michelle Kramer

By
@fluffy3557

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Grandmas fruit cookies

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 !

Printable Recipe Card

About Grandmas fruit cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Leave a Comment

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas


Is your goal for the year to eat healthier? We’re here to help. These healthy meal prep recipes will make sticking to your diet easier than ever. Not only is meal prepping proven to help you eat healthier, but these nutritious meals are also delicious and sure to cure your cravings.

32 Bacon Recipes You Need in Your Life

32 Bacon Recipes You Need in Your Life


How do you make a recipe better? You add bacon, duh. Salty, bacony goodness, we absolutely love the flavor kick bacon gives a recipe. From vegetables to soups to breakfast casseroles to macaroni and cheese, bacon is a delicious addition to any recipe. Check out these 32 bacon recipes to get your taste buds drooling!

Vegetarian Dinner Ideas for Meatless Monday

Vegetarian Dinner Ideas for Meatless Monday


Bored of eating the same old, same old? Looking to make a change to your menu? One of the easiest ways to do it is to have Meatless Monday. It’s a great way to try vegetarian recipes not normally in the weekly rotation. Trust us, your family won’t be sacrificing anything. Mondays won’t be a […]