Holiday Fruit Cookies
buttermilk or sour milk
diced candied cherries or well drained mar
Mix thoroughly shortening, brown sugar and eggs. Stir in sour cream or
buttermilk and flour. Mix pecans, dates and cherries. Chill at least 1
hour or overnight. Drop by teaspoons on lightly greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until there is almost no imprint
left when touched or golden brown. Watch carefully as they burn easily.
Makes 8 dozen.