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Sunday, December 1, 2013

Hungry Hearts Holiday Hop: Christmas

Welcome to the HUNGRY HEARTS HOLIDAY HOP! 
We are so excited to CELEBRATE the holiday season with mouthwatering cookie recipes and delicious EXCERPTS from today’s hottest food-loving ROMANCE writers! 

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Lots of awesome prizes to win! In addition to the HUNGRY HEARTS HOLIDAY HOP prizes, Amanda Usen will be featuring Hungry Hearts authors on her site and giving their books away to lucky winners. Visit Writer.Chef.Romantic to get in on the fun! 

When the holiday season arrives, our hearts fill with CHEER. Life is a gift, isn’t it? Hop with us for the chance to win, and share your holiday JOY while we share our favorite COOKIE recipes with you!

Below is a delicious recipe for Fruitcake Christmas Cookies. Enjoy!

xoxo Jenna


Fruitcake Christmas Cookies

1 ½ cups brown sugar                                       1 tsp cinnamon
1 pound butter                                                    1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla                                                         ½ cup granulated sugar
½ pound pitted dates                                         3 eggs
½ pound green cherries                                     2 cups chopped nuts
½ pound red cherries                                         ½ pound white raisins
3 slices green pineapple                                   4 cups flour
3 slices red pineapple                                       1 tsp baking soda

Chop nuts and fruit. Sift dry ingredients together. Cream butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Mix flour, nuts and fruit. Add creamed mixture. Refrigerate 15 minutes. Make into rolls (6) and roll in waxed paper and refrigerate at least overnight. Cut and bake at 375 degrees for 12 minutes. Note: These cookies will keep in storage about two weeks before baking. a Rafflecopter giveaway


6 comments:

Bette Hansen said...

hmmm..maybe I'll try these for my MIL who is always asking for fruitcake! Thanks for sharing

Jenna Rutland said...

Hi, Bette! There a bit of work, but they are well worth it. Hope you enjoy them, and thanks for stopping by!

Kim said...

I have to say the fruitcake cookies look really nice. I just can't get over the fact that it's fruitcake.

Anne said...

Sorry, it's not exciting, a simple butter cookie, the kind most make with a cookie press. I do not have a great recipe for them and the next one I get from someone I plan to snag the recipe.

Mary M. said...

This looks like a way I could enjoy fruitcake.

Mary M. said...

My favorite Christmas cookies are pfefferneuse, love the spices and powdered sugar.