Holiday Fruit Cookies

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup commercial sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
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  • 1/2 tsp. soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup pecans (chopped)
  • 3/4 cup candied cherries
  • 3/4 cup dates (cut fine)
  • Pecan halves

Directions

Cream shortening and sugar; add egg, sour cream and flavoring. Sift together flour, soda and salt and add. Add chopped pecans and fruit. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet and put a pecan half on each cookie. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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