Christmas Lizzies6 Reviews
“Fruit cake-like cookies. Store in an airtight container. The can also be frozen. Cookies are better after a few days, they soften.” - by Mary
Original recipe yields 10 dozen
- Soak fruits in bourbon at least 1 hour to plump.
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
- Cream margarine or butter, gradually adding sugar and eggs. Add dry ingredients, then fruit and nuts. Mix well.
- Drop from teaspoon onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 15 minutes. Store in an airtight container.
Amount Per Serving (60 total)
- 132 cal
- 6.2 g
- 18.2 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (6)Rate This Recipe
"My sister in West Va gave this recipe to me, and I have made it many times..It is the best cookie I have eaten..the only fruit I put in is the candied cherries, it is unfornutate that we can only buy ..." See morethese at thanksgiving or christmas.I too thought the batter would not cover the fruits and nuts, but it is perfect..I highly recommend...."
"These came out dry for me though I haven't had one today, all reviews indicate they are better a day after baked. I made them larger than the recipe indicated and baked them 14 min. That seemed to hel..." See morep. The flavor is great though. I used spiced rum."
"I made these for my brother who was serving in Korea and have sent them every Xmas since. I wrap 2 back to back in Saran & tie with Xmas wire or yarn. No need for a metal can for mailing. Just fill..." See more the box with the wrapped cookies & add a few candy canes.He refuses to let me stop this tradition. I'm 73 now!"
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