Holiday Fruit Cookies

Lois Duffy – wife of Bill Duffy, minister of the Presbyterian church in Ft. St. John

Mix:

  • 1 c. soft shortening
  • 2 c. brown sugar
  • 2 eggs

Stir in ½ c. sour milk or buttermilk. Sift together and stir in:

  • 3 ½ c. sifted flour
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 ½ c. broken pecans
  • 2 c. candied cherries
  • 2 c. cut-up dates

Chill 1 hour, then bake at 400 for 8-10 mins. (“Form into rolls and chill”)
Yield: 6 dozen cookies

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