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Christmas Fruitcake Cookies

Breads & Desserts


1 tsp. baking soda 1 T. water 3 eggs, separated 1 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 lb. candied cherries, finely chopped 1/2 lb. candied pineapple, finely chopped 1/2 lb. white raisins, finely chopped 1 qt. shelled pecans, finely chopped 3 cups flour, divided 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease baking sheets and set aside. Combine baking soda and water in a small cup. Beat egg yolks in a small bowl. Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl and add the beaten egg yolks. Combine fruit and pecans in a small bowl and sprinkle some flour over them. Add spices and salt to the remaining flour and mix together. Combine creamed butter and sugar, fruit, nuts and f

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