Chocolate Fruitcake Cookies

Recipe by Thymestudio
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 20 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 14
    cup walnuts or 1/4 cup pecans
  • 14
    cup almonds
  • 1
    tablespoon raisins
  • 1
    tablespoon candied citrus peel (orange and lemon)
  • 2
    ounces butter
  • 14
    cup sugar
  • 1
    ounce candied cherry
  • 1
    tablespoon cream
  • 1
    (18 ounce) box chocolate cake mix
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 13
    cup vegetable oil

DIRECTIONS

  • Finely chop walnuts, almonds, raisins, orange and lemon peel, cherries, and ginger.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan, then add sugar and stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
  • Bring to a boil and let it boil for 1 minute without stirring (until just turning light golden).
  • Remove from heat and mix well with cream and fruit-nut mixture.
  • Mix cake mix with two eggs and oil.
  • Combine all ingredients.
  • Scoop a heaping spoonful of dough onto cookies sheet lined with foil.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10 - 12 minutes.
  • Enjoy!