Make Easy Fruitcake Cookies At Home, Recipe Inside
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Cookies that taste like fruitcake are known as fruitcake cookies. These cookies, like typical fruitcakes, have a spiced dough that is flecked with nuts, dried and candied fruit, and both. Bourbon, brandy, or rum can be included in the cookie dough to offer an optional depth of flavour. To make the cookies, roll the dough into a log, slice it, or make drop cookies with a spoon or cookie scoop. Any fruitcake cookie can easily have its candied fruit changed. Before baking, place the cookie dough in the refrigerator for at least two hours to make it easier to shape and form. The dough is chilled so that the dry ingredients have time to take up moisture from the wet ingredients.

 Here’s how you can make your own fruitcake cookies:


 ½ cup unsalted butter

 1 tsp vanilla extract

 ½ tsp baking soda

 1 large egg

 1½ cups all-purpose flour

 ½ tsp almond extract

 ¼ tsp lemon extract

 ¾ cup sugar

 ½ tsp salt

 1 cup of diced candied red cherries

 1 cup of diced candied pineapple

 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans


 Set aside a cookie sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper, and preheat the oven to 300°F.

 The butter and sugar should be frothy after being combined with a mixer. 

 Then, mix well after adding the egg, vanilla, almond, and lemon extracts.

 Following that, mix the flour, salt, and baking soda in a separate bowl. 

 Blend thoroughly as you gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture.

 Add the pecans and candied fruit.

 Using a heaping spoonful, drop the dough 3 to 4 inches apart onto the cookie sheet that has been prepared. 

 Bake for about 20 to 25 mins or until barely golden brown.

 Allow cooling on the baking sheet for about 5 mins before transferring them to a wire rack to finish cooling.

 For a few days or longer, keep them in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

 The cookies can be frozen after being carefully wrapped for a few months.