Dutch Fruit Cookies

ForeignChristmas Cookies 1 cup butter or margarine2/3 cup sugar1/2 cup light corn syrup1 egg, beaten1 cup chopped mixed candied fruit1 cup chopped toasted blanched almonds1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 cups all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon soda1/4 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cardamom seeds1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground allspice1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg Cream butter in a … Continue reading Dutch Fruit Cookies

Slice-of-Fruit Refrigerator Cookies

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1 cup shortening1 1/2 cups sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 tablespoons lemon juice1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons orange juice4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon saltYellow, orange, and green paste food coloring1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange rind1 1/2 teaspoons grated lime rindYellow, orange, and green colored … Continue reading Slice-of-Fruit Refrigerator Cookies

Holiday Fruit Bars

Bars and SquaresChristmas Cookies 2 eggs1 cup sifted powdered sugar1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted3/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup coarsely chopped pecans or walnuts1 cup chopped pitted dates3/4 cup chopped candied fruit1 cup sifted powdered sugar2 tablespoons water Beat eggs until thick and lemon colored in a large … Continue reading Holiday Fruit Bars

Candied Fruit Bars

Bars and SquaresChristmas Cookies 2 eggs1 cup firmly packed brown sugar2 teaspoons vanilla extract1 cup all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt2/3 cup chopped pecans1 cup chopped candied fruit1/2 cup seedless raisinsSifted powdered sugar Beat eggs until thick and lemon colored; gradually add brown sugar and vanilla, beating well. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; … Continue reading Candied Fruit Bars

Scalloped Pineapples

Deborah FisherFamily Treasures 4 cup fresh bread crumbs1 (20 oz) can drained pineapple chunks Toss together and place in greased baking dish. Combine: 3 eggs, beaten1 cup butter, melted2 cup sugar Pour over pineapple and bread crumb mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Great with ham.