Fruitcake Christmas Cookies
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
Makesabout 3-1/2 dozen
There were so many recipes, but decided on this one. I added 3 big Tablespoons of buttermilk to the creamed butter and sugar, before adding my flour and fruit. This was my first time making the cookies and they were so delicious!!
Agree, with adding fruit cake pre-mix..l used instead of the nuts. Great recipe!
I used a pre-mix of candied fruit (orange peel, lemon peel, pinapple, red and green cherries), very tasty cookies. I used Trucia Brown Sugar blend, (half of the 3/4 c). I will make these again, for sure.
Undoubtedly the BEST fruitcake cookie! Even my picky daughter, who hates candied fruit, loves these cookies!
These were soooo yummy...the only difference is I used the ultimate fruitcake fruit mix...I won second place in a cookie contest at work...only missing it by one vote..(it was biased lol )...I had to make them three times this holiday season...once for Thanksgiving...one for Christmas cookie exchange...and again for Christmas..they are actually better if you make them a few days ahead of time and store them in a tight container..its like the juice from the candied fruit sinks in and gives it an incredible taste...definitely a keeper
Hazelnuts are also called Filberts. I've seen both names in the supermarket. These cookies are absolutely delicious. I make them every year during Christmas.
I used fresh dates which were hard to cut up and made a gooey mess in the dough. wished they had more candied pineapple but tasted good. should I used a different kind of dates? also only used walnuts and pecans. think hazel nuts have another name so couldn't find them.
I used 7 oz of dried fruit (apples, plums, apricots) and diced it in small pieces in place of candied fruit. I also only used peacans that my daughter curshed in a sandwich bag. My daugher doesn't eat fruit cake of any kind, but ate these cookies. There is only a dozen left. A definate add to my recipe list.
This recipe is a keeper! I didn't have candied pineapple or hazelnuts and they were delicious! Will try this again using all of the ingredients. I got 4 1/2 dozen from this recipe.