My Delicious Fruitcake Cookies

My Delicious Fruitcake Cookies Recipe

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Rose M. Helle


I found this recipe in a very old publication. I did not have all the ingredients called for, so I improvised and it turned out very pretty and tasted really good! As I am not a fan of fruitcake I was surprised how good these cookies turned out.


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about 6 dozen cookies
35 Min
8 Min


  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
  • 1
  • 1-1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 2 c
    chopped, pitted dates
  • 1-1/2 c
    extra-fancy fruitcake fruit mix, chopped
  • 1-1/2 c
    coarsley chopped walnuts, toasted

How to Make My Delicious Fruitcake Cookies


  1. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg, mix well. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Fold in fruits and nuts. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool in wire racks.

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About My Delicious Fruitcake Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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