Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling
Makesabout 1-1/2 dozen
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries
- 1/4 cup golden raisins
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans
- 2 tablespoons chopped candied cherries
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 cup refrigerated Holiday Cookie Dough
- 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon rum extract
- 3 to 4 teaspoons orange juice
- 12 red candied cherries, halved
- In a small saucepan, combine the orange juice, apricots, cranberries and raisins. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4-6 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Cool to room temperature; stir in the pecans, cherries and nutmeg.
- Let cookie dough stand at room temperature for 5-10 minutes to soften. In a large bowl, combine dough and fruit mixture.
- Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
- For icing, combine the confectioners' sugar, extract and enough orange juice to achieve desired consistency. Spread over cookies. Top each with a candied cherry piece.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 104 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 40mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.
Dec 18, 2010
@ rkroniger and everyone else.....find recipe here: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Holiday-Cookie-Dough
Dec 15, 2010
did i miss something? what is meant by refrigerated holiday cookie dough?
Dec 20, 2009
I love the smell of these cookies while being made.Also with all of the fruit, I like to think of them as a christmas healthfood.I forgoe the rumextract and used some good spiced rum in the cookies and the icing