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Categories: Cookies


2 cups white sugar
2 cups shortening
3 eggs
4 rounded c. flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 pound bleached raisins --cut up
1/4 pound candied cherries --cut up
1/2 pound dates --cut up
2 cups nuts --chopped
6 slices candied pineapple (3 red -- 3 green, cut up)
1/2 cup (extra) flour to stir in fruit immediately


Cream sugar and shortening, add eggs, then beat well. Add 4 cups flour (measured, unsifted) to which the next 3 ingredients have been sifted.

Add vanilla. Stir in the bowl of cut up fruit and nuts. Form rolls in waxed paper and refrigerate overnight. Slice (1/4 inch thick) and bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Don't overbake as the fruit will harden.

Grease cookie sheets.

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