Fruitcake Cookies I

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This recipe was given to me by my mother. It makes a BIG batch. They taste better and better if left a couple weeks before eating.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Cut fruit into small pieces. In a large bowl, dredge fruit and nuts in 1 cup flour.
  • Cream together butter or margarine, brown sugar, and egg yolks. Stir together flour and spices, and add to the creamed mixture. in a small bowl, dissolve baking soda into milk. Gradually add soda mixture and brandy. Turn mixture into the big bowl of fruit and nuts. Combine.
  • Beat the egg whites to stiff peaks. Fold into the dough.
  • Bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Cookies should be soft.