Fruit Cookies Recipe

Fruit Cookies Recipe
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Fruit Cookies is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Fruit Cookies by following this easy recipe.
Fruit Cookies Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • ½ cup Vegetable Shortening
  • ½ cup Brown Sugar (firmly packed)
  • 2 large Eggs
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • 1½ tbsp Buttermilk
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • ¼ tsp Allspice
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon
  • ¼ cup Bourbon Whiskey
  • ½ pound Golden Raisins
  • ½ pound Candied Cherries
  • ½ pound Candied Pineapple
  • ½ cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1½ cups Pecans (chopped)
How to make Fruit Cookies:
  • Combine shortening and sugar in a medium-sized bowl.
  • Beat in eggs and mix until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla.
  • Dissolve soda in buttermilk and add to the mixture.
  • Combine one cup flour with allspice, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Gradually add to the buttermilk mix.
  • Pour in the whiskey, a little at a time. Beat well after each addition.
  • Coat raisins, cherries, and pineapple in the remaining flour and then drop into the batter.
  • Drop by spoons into batches on a greased baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.