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Fruitcake Cookies

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Recipe from Lucy Whiddon of Independence, La. 

Prep Time: 5 to 15 min   
Total time 40 minutes

1/2 lb. candied pineapple chunks
1/2 lb. candied cheeries red or green
1/2 cup flour (plain or self-rising)
pinch  of salt
1/2 cup coconut
2 cups of chopped pecans
1 can sweetened condensed milk

1.  Dredge fruit in flour. Add salt, coconut, and nuts.

2.  Add milk and mix thoroughly.

3.  Drop by spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 275 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes. 3

4.  After cooling, store in air-tight containers for 5 days before serving.

Yield: Approx. 4 dozen cookies depending on size
Comments: I got this recipe from my daughter's friend.  It's simple enough for kids.

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