Fruit and Nut Refrigerator Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Dorel

This is a great looking cookie on a tray of mixed cookies. Good at christmas or for bazaars or church fellowships. Or just for cookie lovers everywhere. Don't know where the recipe came from. I've had it for years.

Top Review by susiehomemaker

I made these with the walnuts and they are so good. I almost don't want to share them with anyone. Thanks for posting the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  2. Cream shortening, butter or margarine and sugar until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla and mix thoroughly, I use my electric mixture usually on high power to really whip it up good.
  3. Stir flour mixture into creamed mixture.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Add fruit and nuts.
  6. Chill for at least 1/2 hour for easier handling.
  7. Shape dough into smooth rolls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
  8. Wrap in waxed paper or clear wrap and chill overnight or until firm.
  9. Slice with sharp knife in 1/4 inch slices.
  10. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  11. Bake at 375°F for 8-10 minutes or until golden.

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