Christmas Fruit Cookies

Oct 23, 2009 Author: enetwal | Filed under: Cookies

Christmas Fruit Cookies

72 Servings

1/2 c Shortening
1/2 c Brown sugar,firmly packed
2 Eggs
1/2 t Vanilla
1/2 t Soda
1 1/2 T Buttermilk
1 c Flour
1/4 t Allspice
1/4 t Nutmeg
1/4 t Cinnamon
1/4 c Bourbon
1/2 lb White raisins
1/2 lb Candied cherries
1/2 lb Candied pineapple
1/2 c Flour
1 1/2 c Pecans,chopped

Cream shortening and sugar; beat in eggs and add vanilla. Dissolve soda in buttermilk. Combine 1 c. flour and spices; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk and bourbon. Beat well after each addition.

Coat fruit with 1/2 c. flour; stir fruit and nuts into batter. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets and bake at 350 deg. For 10-15 min.

Makes 6 doz. cookies



Fruit-Flavor Popcorn Balls

Jan 5, 2009 Author: enetwal | Filed under: Candies, Deserts

Fruit-Flavor Popcorn Balls

48 Servings

1 c Light corn syrup
1/2 c Sugar
1 sm Jello,any flavor
1/2 lb Salted peanuts,coarse chop
9 c popcorn,Popped

Bring syrup and sugar to a boil. Remove from heat and add Jell-O Gelatin, stirring until dissolved.

Add peanuts and pour over popcorn, mixing well.

Quickly form into 1 1/2″ balls.

Makes about 4 dozen.



Fruited Shortbread Cookies

Jan 1, 2009 Author: enetwal | Filed under: Cookies

Fruited Shortbread Cookies

36 Servings

2 1/2 c  Flour
1 t  Cream of tartar
1 1/2 c  Confectioners sugar
1    9 oz box Nonesuch mincemeat
1 t  Vanilla
1 t  Baking soda
1 c  Butter,softened
1    Egg

1. Preheat oven to 375F.

2. Combine flour, soda, and cream of tartar.

3. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg. Stir in vanilla and crumbled mincemeat.

4. Add dry ingredients. Mix well-batter will be stiff.

5. Roll into 1 1/4″ balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, flatten slightly.

6. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown. Cover with
a glaze of confectioners sugar, milk and vanilla while still warm.

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