No Bake Fruitcake

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"This fruitcake recipe using crushed vanilla wafer cookies, cherries, pecans, raisins, and coconut is easy to make and requires no baking whatsoever."
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servings 475 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 475 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 28.8 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.4g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 116 mg
  • 5%

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.

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  1. In a large bowl mix the candied cherries, chopped pecans, sweetened condensed milk, coconut milk, flaked coconut, raisins, vanilla, and crushed vanilla wafers. Batter will be very stiff. Place into pan and store in the refrigerator.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.



This is a wonderful holiday cake, especially for those people who don't normally like baked fruitcake. It is more like a candy than a cake.

like ferrero rochers

This did not firm up for me. I left it in the fridge for a week and it is mush. Tastes great though. It was expensive to make so I may add another bag of vanilla wafers and see if I can save ...

Omitting the coconut milk will solve the 'too soft to cut' issue and the fresh/frozen coconut provide ample coconut flavor. My Grandmother and aunts made this cake annually for Christmas, packi...

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