grandmas fruit cookies

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Michelle Kramer
from San Pedro, CA

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

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves makes 6 dozen
prep time 1 Hr 45 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For grandmas fruit cookies

  • 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
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How To Make grandmas fruit cookies

  • 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 !

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