Recipe by minky410
"My grandmother called them Merry Christmas Cookies. This recipe is her own take on fruitcake cookies."
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butter, at room temperature
brown sugar, packed
vanilla-flavored cream sherry
chopped mixed nuts
pitted chopped dates
candied pineapple, coarsely chopped
red and green candied cherries, chopped
I followed the recipe exactly, my entire family loved these! 30 minutes cook time is way too long, just check at 20 minutes, I think the most I left some baking for was 25. Make sure to chop everything well! Delicious and filling, I will definitely make this again next Christmas, thank you!
these cookies are delicious - just what I was hungry for. the consistency was great. I chopped the additions up very small and I usedvanilla rum instead of vanilla cream sherry. the cookies stayed in "balls" (I used a scoop), I think I might flatten them next time... cooked only for 20 min, too.
Great recipe, instead of using vanilla cream sherry I used Riesling that I had in the fridge and I also added some vanilla flavoring! They turned out great!!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
My Grandma's Fruitcake Cookies
Serving Size: 1/144 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 144
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 48
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