Santa's Fruit & Nut Cookies

Santa's Fruit & Nut Cookies

  • Prepare: 30M
  • Cook: 10M
  • Total: 40M
Santa's Fruit & Nut Cookies

Santa's Fruit & Nut Cookies

Ingredients

  • Baking & Spices

    • 1 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
    • 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
    • 1 cup Confectioners' sugar
    • 1/4 tsp Salt
    • 1/3 cup Shortening
    • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • Nuts & Seeds

    • 1/2 cup Walnuts
  • Dairy

    • 9/16 cup Milk
  • Desserts

    • 1 cup Candied fruit, mixed
  • Time
  • Prepare: 30M
  • Cook: 10M
  • Total: 40M

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Description

This delightful holiday cookie was given to me by a co-worker. I bring a batch to all of my Christmas parties. —Sherry Turner, Miami, Florida

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup chopped mixed candied fruit
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • ICING:
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk

Directions

  • Directions In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Stir in milk just until moistened. Stir in fruit and nuts. On a floured surface, roll or pat dough into a 12-in. x 6-in. rectangle. Cut into 4-in. x 1/2-in. strips. Form into S shapes; place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Combine confectioners sugar and enough milk to achieve a drizzling consistency; drizzle over cookies. Yield: 3 dozen. Originally published as Santa's Fruit & Nut Cookies in Taste of Homes Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p76 window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({ mode: thumbnails-i, container: taboola-native-stream-thumbnails, placement: Native Stream Thumbnails, target_type: mix });

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Santa's Fruit & Nut Cookies

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This delightful holiday cookie was given to me by a co-worker. I bring a batch to all of my Christmas parties. —Sherry Turner, Miami, Florida

Santa's Fruit & Nut Cookies

  • Baking & Spices

    • 1 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
    • 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
    • 1 cup Confectioners' sugar
    • 1/4 tsp Salt
    • 1/3 cup Shortening
    • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • Nuts & Seeds

    • 1/2 cup Walnuts
  • Dairy

    • 9/16 cup Milk
  • Desserts

    • 1 cup Candied fruit, mixed

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Santa's Fruit & Nut Cookies

This delightful holiday cookie was given to me by a co-worker. I bring a batch to all of my Christmas parties. —Sherry Turner, Miami, Florida