Monday, July 28, 2008

Grandma’s fruit cookies

7 cups pecans
6 slices candied pineapple
2 cups candied cherries (red & green)
2 cups dates
¾ cup white raisins (dark will do, if you can’t find white)

Cut the above up fine.

1 cup oleo
3 eggs
½ cup sugar
3 cups flour
2 teaspoon soda
1 tsp cinnamon
½ cup milk
2 teaspoons sherry flavoring (rum or wine)

Cream oleo and sugar add eggs, beat well. Add flour, soda and cinnamon alternating with milk.
Add flavoring mix well, then add fruit.
Drop by spoonful on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes

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