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Slice 'n' Bake Fruitcake Cookies Recipe

Slice 'n' Bake Fruitcake Cookies Recipe

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


  • 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.

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

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

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!"

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

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

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

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

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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