Fruit Cookies

Taber Hospital Cook – When Eugene was born in a 14-bed hospital in Coledale, Grandma like the cookies and got the recipe from the cook in the hospital. The recipe card says Taber, but that is wrong; it was actually Coledale.

  • ½ lb. butter or margarine
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. cocoanut
  • ½ pkg. glazed fruit
  • 2 ½ c. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder

Mix sugar and margarine very well. Then beat eggs and add to first mixture. Add flour then cocoanut and fruit. Roll in small balls and press flat with fork. Bake in moderately hot oven till browned. (about 410 F)


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