Holiday Fruit Drops

Course Cookies, Dessert

Ingredients

  • 1 C packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 C shortening
  • 1/4 C buttermilk or water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 3/4 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 C candied cherries cut into halves
  • 1 C cut-up dates
  • 3/4 C broken pecans
  • 4 dozen pecan halves

Instructions

  1. Mix brown sugar, shortening, buttermilk and egg. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in cherries, dates and broken pecans. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  2. Heat oven to 400°. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2" apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Press pecan half in each cookie before baking. Bake until almost no indentation remains when touched, 8-10 min. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; cool. About 4 dozen.
holiday fruit drops recipe
Holiday Fruit Drops Recipe
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