Monday, December 13, 2010

A Cookie a Day, Day 15

Fruitcake Drop Cookies - Paula Deen's Recipes, Home Cooking and Cooking Tips:

Fruitcake Drop Cookies

3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 eggs
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup candied red cherries
1/2 cup candied green cherries
1 cup dried pineapple pieces
2 cups pecans, roughly chopped

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar using a hand mixer. Add eggs, salt, vanilla, lemon, and cinnamon and mix until well incorporated. Slowly add flour and mix well. Fold in fruit and pecans. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 23 to 25 minutes. Allow to cool completely.

Recipe Courtesy of Paula Deen

Servings: 24 cookies
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Difficulty: Easy"

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