Tis’ the season to be jolly!


Cookies are an all time Christmas favorite. Here is a simple yet interesting recipe to make them delicious cookies.

Christmas Fruit Cake Cookies:

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

2 cups chopped raisins

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 cups red and green candied cherries

3 eggs

1 cup brown sugar

7 cups chopped mixed nuts

1 cup butter, at room temperature

2 cups pitted chopped dates

1/2 cup milk

2 tablespoon vanilla flavored liqueur

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup candied pineapple, coarsely chopped

Preparation Method:

Preheat oven to 150 degrees C. Grease baking sheets. Sift together the flour, cinnamon and baking soda in a bowl; set aside.

Beat together the butter and brown sugar in a larger mixing bowl until fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Gradually beat the flour mixture into the butter mixture alternating each addition with about 2 tablespoons of milk until all the milk is incorporated and the dough is soft. Beat in the liqueur, and mix in the nuts, raisins, dates, pineapple and cherries until thoroughly mixed. Drop the dough with rounded onto the prepared baking sheets..

Bake n the preheated oven until cookies are set and the bottoms are very lightly browned. 20-30 minutes. Cool on wire racks.