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Ingredients:

  • 3 1/2 cups - flour
  • 1 teaspoons - baking soda
  • 1 teaspoons - salt
  • 1 cups - shortening
  • 2 cups - brown sugar (packed)
  • 2 - eggs
  • 1/2 cups - buttermilk (OR 7 Tbsp milk with 2 tsp vinegar)
  • 1 1/2 cups - coarsely chopped nuts
  • 2 cups - halved candied cherries
  • 2 cups - cut-up pitted dates
  • Directions:

    Sift flour with baking soda and salt.

    Mix shortening, sugar and eggs until creamy. Blend in flour mixture with buttermilk. Stir in nuts, cherries and dates.

    Refrigerate 1 hour.

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Onto greased cookie sheet, drop rounded teaspoon of dough 2 inches apart. Top with nut half or cherry.

    Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.

    Brief Description

    Drop cookies with nuts, candied cherries and dates; topped with a nut half or cherry.

    Main Ingredient:

    cherries

    Cuisine:  Southern

    Prep Time: 1 hour(s) 30 min
    Cook Time: 10 min

    Source

    Oleta Walker - Cooking Favorites of Chualar

    Posted By:

    DeviTitus

    Posted On:

    December 5, 2018

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