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Bourbon Fruitcake Cookies

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
4 large eggs
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground mace
1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 cups flour, divided
1/2 cup baking soda
3 tablespoons buttermilk
1/2 cup bourbon
1 cup raisins, seedless
1 pound chopped pecans
1 pound candied pineapple, diced
4 ounces candied cherries, chopped
1 package (8 ounces) dates, chopped

Cream butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Combine mace,
nutmeg, cinnamon, and 2 cups of the flour in a bowl, stirring well.
Combine soda and buttermilk in a small bowl, stirring well. Gradually
add flour mixture to butter mixture, blending well after each
addition. Add buttermilk mixture and bourbon, beating well. Combine
fruit and nuts in a large bowl; toss with remaining 1 cup flour.
Add fruit and nuts to the batter; stir until well blended. Drop
batter by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets. Bake at 325 degrees F.
for 15 minutes. Store cookies in an airtight container with an
apple half to keep moist.

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baking soda cookies, December 7, 2004 - 09:37 PM
Reviewer: linda from bradenton fl
I think there must have been a misprint on the amount of baking soda to use, it calls for 1/2 cup which I used , and ruin about 20 dollars worth of product, I thought I was eating baking soda gross, please correct this recipe, so no one else spends the time or money I did

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