A fruit cookie that gets better with age.
Recipe: Christmas Lizzies
1/2 cup bourbon3 cups raisins3 cups candied cherries2 cups dried citron or lemon peel1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1 1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1/4 cup butter1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar2 large eggs4 cups pecan halves
Soak fruits in bourbon at least 1 hourto plump.
Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).Lightly grease baking sheets.
In medium bowl, combine flour, bakingsoda, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Set aside.
In large bowl with electric mixer, creambutter until fluffy. Gradually add sugar and eggs. Add flour mixture, stirring to combine, then addfruit and nuts and stir until just mixed .
Drop spoonful onto prepared baking sheets.
Bake on top shelf of oven for 15 minutesor until golden brown, turning bakingsheet around halfway through to ensure even browning.
Transfer to wire racks for cooling.
Store in an airtight container.
Makes 6 dozen.
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