posted by Tonkmom 11-30-99 9:14 PM
Fruit Cake Cookies
Makes 6 dozen
1 pound margarine
1 pound brown sugar
1 Tablespoon milk
5 cups sifted flour
1 can flaked coconut
1 teaspoon soda
1 pound white raisins
1 pound nut meats
1 pound candied cherries
1 pound candied pineapple, diced
Preheat oven to 375° F. and grease cookie sheet.
Measure 4 cups flour and mix with soda. Combine fruit, coconut and nuts and dredge with 1 cup sifted flour. Cream butter. Add sugar and cream together. Add eggs one at a time. Mix in flour. Stir fruit, coconut and nut mixture in cookie batter.
Drop by teaspoonful onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes.
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