Friday, December 17, 2010

Christmas Cake Cookies

This recipe came from a lady at work. I love this cookies.

Christmas Cake Cookies


1 lb. dates, diced
1/2 lb. candied cherries
1/2 lb. dried pineapple, diced
1 lb. walnuts or pecans
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
2 1/2 cups unbleached flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon


Preheat oven 350ยบ.
Cream butter and sugar in your mixer until light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time until well mixed.
In medium bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Whisk together.
Take about 1/2 cup and add to dried fruit and nuts mix this until coated.
Add the rest of the flour mixture to creamed mixture.
Add fruit and nuts and stir until combined.
Spoon onto parchment lined cookie sheets.
Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.


Rosemary said...

Jannett These do sound and look good. I wasn,t going to do anymore baking but these are looking so good. I do have dates............

Rosanne said...

They do look yummy!

Jannett said...

Rosemary...I hope you also enjoy them...

Rosanne...They are a great cookie.

Thanks for the comments...:)


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