Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is from Company's Coming Cookie Cookbook. For some reason I don't like Fruitcake but I like these cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Measure golden raisins, currants, candied fruit, pecans and 1/2 cup flour into bowl. Stir well to coat. Set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together. Beat in eggs 1 at a time. Add vanilla and brandy flavoring.
  3. Stir 1 cup flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg together and add.
  4. Mix in fruit. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased baking sheet.
  5. Bake in 325 F oven for 15-20 minutes.


Most Helpful

Quite a nice cookie. Especially for those like me, who are the only ones in the house that like fruitcake. People simply don't know what they are missing. :) I thinking I might reduce the candied fruit to one cup next time to get more 'batter'. Thanks for a great recipe. Better get these into the freezer *grin*!

Diana #2 July 07, 2008

My husband is not a fruitcake fan, but he's raving about these cookies. We made a couple modifications that were significant enough that I debated whether to rate this recipe, but because we liked it so much, I decided to go ahead. I couldn't find brandy flavoring anywhere within 50 miles, so I used orange juice instead. Also, I accidentally threw in four eggs instead of two. Oops! However, we think the two extra eggs give the cookies a really nice cakey texture that works very well with the abundance of fruit and nuts. These cookies were fantastic and not too sweet. However, I'm sure the brandy flavoring makes a big difference in taste, so I'll review these again once I'm able to get hold of some.

Kamark December 14, 2007

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