GRANNY RUTH'S FRUIT DROPS

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Eddie Jordan

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@EDWARDCARL

I just could not keep it back any longer. I was doing some research on one of my moms cookbooks, and found this recipe. Mom made this for my 1st birthday and made it for my birthday until my 20th birthday. Her cookbook went back to 1910, this was really a good find.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
bake 8 to 10 minutes
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

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1 c
shortening
2 can(s)
brown sugar, firmly packed
2
eggs
1/2 c
soured milk, such as buttermilk
3 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
broken pecans pieces
2 c
candied cherries halved
2 c
cut up dates

How to Make GRANNY RUTH'S FRUIT DROPS

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 2Mix shortening, sugar, and eggs well. stir in soured milk.
  • 3Measure flour and sift well.
  • 4Blend dry ingredients stir in. Stir pecans, cherries and dates. Chill at least 1 hour.
  • 5Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of dough about 2 inches apart on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • 6Place a pecan half on each cookie, if desired.
  • 7Bake 8 to 10 minutes until almost no imprint remains when touched lightly.
  • 8Makes about 8 dozen cookies.

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About GRANNY RUTH'S FRUIT DROPS

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Soy Free, Low Carb




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