Slice 'n' Bake Fruitcake Cookies Recipe

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Slice 'n' Bake Fruitcake Cookies Recipe
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Slice 'n' Bake Fruitcake Cookies Recipe

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A cross between classic fruitcake and buttery cookies, these treats are perfect for Christmas. Each one is chock-full of raisins and candied cherries.
MAKES:
60 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:
60 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup each red and green candied cherries, chopped

Directions

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in raisins and cherries.
Shape dough into two 2-in.-thick logs; wrap each in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
Cut logs into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 5 dozen.
Originally published as Slice 'n' Bake Fruitcake Cookies in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2007, p64

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup each red and green candied cherries, chopped
  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in raisins and cherries.
  2. Shape dough into two 2-in.-thick logs; wrap each in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
  3. Cut logs into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 5 dozen.
Originally published as Slice 'n' Bake Fruitcake Cookies in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2007, p64

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jonnyozark User ID: 1598140 165019
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2013

"Where is the nutritional info? Need to know the carb count."

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Charlene Smith User ID: 4153200 149177
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2011

"I made these last year for the holidays. They topped my list of goodies to sneak when no one was looking! Absolutely delicious!"

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ydi User ID: 2732954 67463
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2010

"This cookies are sooo good. I can't have just one ."

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plumcrazy__Alta User ID: 766527 118762
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2010

"This looks good and I would like to try it for the holidays"

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Paula_Walker User ID: 5396475 165018
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2010

"easy, easy! I used fruitcake fruits instead of seperate cherries and raisins."

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