Posted by cindy6250This is my Favorite Christmas Cookie. My grandmother made these every year. They are full of fruit, nuts and spices and are just a wonderful cookie.
- 1 cup shortening 2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 3 1/2 cups sifted flour 1/2 cup sour milk 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 1 cup chopped walnuts 2 cups raisins 1 cup chopped dates
- Cream shortening, sugar and eggs. Sift together dry ingredients and add to first mixture, alternating with the milk. Stir in the raisins, dates and nuts. (Batter will be stiff)
- Drop by teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375
- until lightly browned, approx 8 mins.