george's fruit cookies

george's fruit cookies
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 (8 ounce) can fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons hot water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a small bowl, dissolve baking soda in warm water.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and the sugar. Beat the eggs and mix in. Stir in molasses, chopped nuts, fruit cocktail, raisins and vanilla. Mix in spices, baking soda and salt. Sift the flour and stir in. Mix until well blended.
  3. Drop by teaspoon on a cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 15 minutes.

09/06/2019
george's fruit cookies, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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