Fruit and Nut Cookies
Joanna Bourne (by 2.0)

Fruit and Nut Cookies



  1. Cream shortening and sugar, add the eggs and beat until light and fluffy.
  2. Sift flour add salt and cinnamon and sift again.
  3. Dissolve the soda in the hot water and add to the creamed mixture.
  4. Add half of the sifted dry ingredients mixing well.
  5. Fold in the chopped fruit and nuts and the remaining flour mixture.
  6. Stir until thoroughly blended.
  7. Drop teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheets, about 2 inches apart and bake in moderate oven (350-f) for 15 minutes.

Other Information

Author: Organization.Yorkraft Inc

Source: Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking (1960-01-01)

Category: Dessert

Measure: avoirdupois

Ingredient: shortening, soda, sugar, water, egg, raisin, currant, flour, nut, salt, cinnamon

Equipment: measuring cups, measuring spoons, oven, baking sheet

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