Fruit cake cookies #2

Yield: 48 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Cloves
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 pounds Dates
1 pounds Candied pineapple
1 pounds Candied cherries
1 pounds Pecans
½ cup Whiskey
1 teaspoon Soda
¼ cup Hot water
1 cup Sugar
⅔ cup Butter
2 \N Eggs

Brown the flour in a pan in the oven at 300 degrees. Turn and break up any lumps. Cool and add the cloves and cinnamon.

Chop the dates, pineapple, cherries and nuts. Add whiskey; mix and set aside.

Cream sugar and butter until fluffy; add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each.

Dissolve the soda in the warm water.

Sift the flour and spice mixture into a large bowl. Alternately add soda mixture and the sugar mixture to the flour mixture, mixing well. Fold in nuts and fruits.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie tins and bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.

From a collection of my mother's (Judy Hosey) recipe box which contained lots of her favorite recipes, clippings, etc. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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