Holiday Fruit Drops

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Fruity sweet and nutty drop cookies.

INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):


  • Cream the shortening with the brown sugar. Beat in the eggs. Stir in the buttermilk.
  • Blend in the flour, baking soda and salt. Once well combined stir in the chopped pecans, candied cherries and chopped dates. Cover and chill dough for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  • Drop spoonfuls of chilled dough onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes.