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Fruit Cocktail Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup raisins (optional)
  • 2 cups drained fruit cocktail
  • 1 1/2 cups walnuts or pecans
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cloves

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together shortening, sugars and eggs.
  3. In a separate bowl mix dry ingredients together and add to creamed mixture.
  4. Stir in drained fruit cocktail and nuts.
  5. Drop by teaspoonsful onto cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for approximately 12 to 15 minutes.

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