|½ cup||Brown sugar; firmly packed|
|½ pounds||White raisins|
|½ pounds||Candied cherries|
|½ pounds||Candied pineapple|
|1½ cup||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 ½ 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.
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