Grandmas fruit cookies

Michelle Kramer


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes 6 dozen
1 Hr 45 Min
10 Min


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1/2 c
2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
vegetable shortening
1 stick
butter, softened
3 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
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


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

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Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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