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       Title: Festive Fruit Cake Cookies
  Categories: Cookies, Holiday
       Yield: 36 Servings
       1 c  Raisins
       1 c  Candied cherries; coarsely
       1 c  Candied pineapple;coarsely
       1 c  Brazil nuts;coarsely chopped
     1/2 c  Shortening; “golden flavour”
     3/4 c  Sugar, granulated
       1 ea Egg
       1 ts Vanilla
     1/2 ts Almond extract
   1 1/4 c  Flour, all purpose
     1/2 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts -Salt
   Chock full of fruit and nuts, these taste like minifruit cakes Combine
   fruit and nuts. Mix well. Cream shortening, sugar, egg and flavouring on
   medium speed of an electric mixer until light and creamy. Combine flour,
   baking soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture, beating on low speed until
   blended. Stir in fruits. Mix well. Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto
   greased baking sheet. Bake at 350F for 10-12 minutes or until golden.
   Freezes well. MAKES: about 3 DOZEN COOKIES