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       Title: Bettie’s Fruitcake Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 72 servings
  
     1/4 c  Butter; ( 1/2 stick)
     1/2 c  Honey
       2    Eggs
     1/4 c  Dark rum or pineapple juice
   1 1/2 ts Baking soda
       2 tb Milk
   1 1/2 c  Sifted all-purpose flour
     1/2 ts Ground cloves
     1/2 ts Ground allspice
     1/2 ts Ground nutmeg
       3 c  Chopped walnuts
       1 c  Chopped candied cherries
       1 c  Golden raisins
     3/4 c  Chopped candied orange peel
     1/2 c  Chopped candied pineapple
  
   Recipe by: St. Louis Post-Dispatch 11/30/96 In a mixing bowl, beat butter
   until light; continue beating while adding honey in a fine stream. Beat in
   eggs and rum. Dissolve baking soda in milk; add to honey mixture.
   
   Sift together flour, cloves, allspice and nutmeg. Stir half of the flour
   mixture into honey mixture. Toss nuts, cherries, raisins, orange peel and
   pineapple with remaining flour; fold into dough. Refrigerate for 30
   minutes.
   
   Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto greased
   cookie sheets. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly brown.
   
   Yield: 6 dozen cookies.
  
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