Holiday Fruit Drops (Cookies)

READY IN: 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  • Cut butter into dry ingredients until crumbly.
  • Beat eggs; add sugar and beat well.
  • Stir into dry ingredients.
  • Add lemon peel, nuts and currants; mix well. Optional Tip: To soften the currants, add them to @ 2 tablespoons lemon juice and a tablespoon of brandy- - bring to a boil (I use the microwave) and remove from heat, cover and let steep for 15 to 30 minutes, then drain and add to recipe.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly buttered cookie sheets.
  • Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.
  • Makes 6 1/2 dozen.
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