Holiday Fruit Drops

Holiday Fruit Drops

"Fruity sweet and nutty drop cookies."
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Ingredients

servings 168 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 168 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.5g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 88 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

Directions

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  1. Cream the shortening with the brown sugar. Beat in the eggs. Stir in the buttermilk.
  2. Blend in the flour, baking soda and salt. Once well combined stir in the chopped pecans, candied cherries and chopped dates. Cover and chill dough for at least 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  4. Drop spoonfuls of chilled dough onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes.

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I left out the dates because I thought the cookies might be too sweet. My hubby tried them and loved them! I made them for a Christmas cookie exchange and had to make another batch just for him!...

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I found that with that many dates, that was the dominant flavor. Also, the bottom of the cookies got too brown before the cookie was done. I don't know if lowering the temperature and baking l...

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I left out the dates because I thought the cookies might be too sweet. My hubby tried them and loved them! I made them for a Christmas cookie exchange and had to make another batch just for him!...

I found that with that many dates, that was the dominant flavor. Also, the bottom of the cookies got too brown before the cookie was done. I don't know if lowering the temperature and baking l...

This is the best fruit cookie Ive ever tasted! And my mother in law has requested I be the official baker of them for she has tried three times and hasn't got them the way I first did just by f...

These cookies are wonderful. Have been making them a couple of years. Always get asked to make more and more.

this is the best fruit cookie recipe that I have ever used. My family loved them. thanks for this recipe.

These are Delicious! My Mom has made them for many years. Now they're a Christmas tradition at my house! Carol Walker

Not the recipe I was looking for. The cookies were too flat.

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