Fruitcake Cookies

Cordia Doss
Dubach, LA

  • 1 lb mixed candied fruit
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 (3 1/2 oz) can coconut
  • 2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk

Dredge fruit in flour; add salt, coconut and nuts. Add milk and mix thoroughly. Drop by spoonfuls on greased cookie sheet; bake 25 to 30 minutes in preheated 275° oven.

Store cooled cookies in an airtight container about 5 days before serving.

Makes about 4 dozen.


Canoes were used to discover and explore the Louisiana Territory.

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