Delicious Whole Wheat Fruitcake Cookies

This is a very good fruitcake and pretty easy too! Bake as cookies or a cake. The whole wheat flour gives it a nice flavor.

Delicious Whole Wheat Fruitcake Cookies


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup candied mixed fruit peel, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried mixed fruit


1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 5×9 inch loaf pan.

2 In a saucepan over medium heat, cook together the sugar, water, raisins, butter and salt. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

3 Sift together the flour, soda, ginger and cinnamon. Stir into the cooled cooked mixture.

4 Add the chopped dates, mixed peels, nuts and dried fruit.

5 Pour into loaf pan and bake for 1 hour or drop by the teaspoon on a cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes.

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