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Fruited Christmas Shortbread Cookies
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 (9 ounce) box Nonesuch mincemeat
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup butter, softened
Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
Combine flour, baking soda and cream of tartar.
In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
Stir in vanilla extract and crumbled mincemeat.
Add dry ingredients. Mix well. Batter will be stiff.
Roll into 1 1/4-inch balls.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet, flatten slightly.
Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown.
Cover with a glaze of confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla extract while still warm.
Yield: 36 servings
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