Fruitcake Bar Cookies

Recipe by Outta Here
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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 2 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Grease and flour a 13x9x2-inch pan. (Or spray with nonfat cooking spray).
  • In a small bowl, blend flour, salt, soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, and eggs at medium speed until light and fluffy. Mix in rum or brandy extract.
  • Stir in flour, dates, candied fruits, 1/2 cup cherries and nuts. Spread in prepared pan and bake 30 minutes until golden. Cool on wire rack, in pan.
  • In the meantime, prepare the frosting by mixing together sugar and milk. Stir until smooth; then cover with a damp cloth until ready to use.
  • When cake has cooled, frost, suing a spatula.
  • Cut into 2 x 1-inch bars and decorate with red and green candied cherries. Store in a covered container, with pieces of wax paper between layers.
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