Christmas Lizzies

Christmas Lizzies Recipe

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Marjorie Harper


This recipe came from a red hat friend in Texas. The cookies are delightful. Friends who have said they don't like fruitcake like these little gems. Try them--you'll like them.


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  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 2
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2-2 c
    sifted flour
  • 1 lb
    pecan pieces
  • 1 lb
    dates, chopped
  • 1 lb
    chopped cherries
  • 1 lb
    pineapple, mixed colors

How to Make Christmas Lizzies


  1. Prepare fruit and nuts by mixing with half the flour.(keeps the fruit from becoming sticky)
  2. Cream together the butter and sugar;add beaten eggs one at a time
  3. Sift remaining flour with soda and salt and add to egg mixture. Add liquids and then add the fruits and nuts. (Mixture is very thick; use hands to mix.)
  4. Drop by teaspoon onto cookie sheets and bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes or until medium brown.
  5. *Orange juice may be substituted for the bourbon in this recipe.

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About Christmas Lizzies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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