Bake Christmas Fruitcake Cookies

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These fruitcake cookies are great to serve at Christmas parties!

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This recipe looks great to serve to guests at Christmas parties or anytime you get a notion to bake them. Have fun and Happy Cooking!

Step 1

In a large pan, place 1/2 lb. chopped candied cherries, 1/2 lb. chopped candied pineapple, 3/4 box golden raisins, 6 oz. fresh-frozen coconut, 12 oz. chopped dates, and 1 C chopped pecans. Sprinkle 1 C self-rising flour over fruit mixture and stir until all are coated with the flour. SEt aside.

NOTE: If you want to make your own candied cherries and pineapple, check out my Bukisa articles on how to do that!

Step 2

In another bowl mix together: 2 sticks softened butter, 1 C packed light brown sugar, 4 large beaten eggs, 3 T. buttermilk, 1/2 C sour cream, 2 T. orange juice concentrate, 1 1/2 C self-rising flour, 1 t. baking soda, 1 t. Pure Vanilla Extract, and any spices desired.

Step 3

Pour batter over floured fruit mixture and mix thoroughly.

Step 4

Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray and drop mixture by teaspoonfuls on the sheet. Bake at 275 degrees until golden brown, about 25 – 30 minutes. Yields around 100 cookies.

Step 5

Be sure to check out my many other recipe articles in Bukisa! Have fun and Happy Cooking!

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