Christmas cookies with a fruitcake filling

Recipe from: 23 December 2013
Christmas, cookies, baking, festive

Ingredients 10
Servings 24
Time 00:20

Ingredients

  • 2
    eggs
  • 1/2
    cup
    butter
  • 1
    cup
    treacle sugar
  • 1
    cup
    white sugar
  • 1
    Tbs
    good vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4
    cup
    flour
  • 1
    Tbs
    cinnamon
  • 2
    Tbs
    nutmeg
  • 2
    cup
    fruit mince
  • a sprinkling of icing sugar
 

Method

00:20
 
Pre-heat oven to 170°C | 375°F

Cream together butter and sugars.

Add vanilla then eggs and mix until smooth.

Mix the flour, baking powder, nutmeg, and cinnamon into a separate bowl.

Add the flour mixture slowly to the wet mixture and mix well.

Add the fruit mince or candied fruit to the batter and mix in.

Roll golf ball sized cookies and flatten them a bit between your hands.

Leave couple of cm or an inch space between them.

Bake for 16 minutes and check for browning of the edges.  Bake for another 2- 4 minutes.

Cool and sift icing powder over the top.

Recipe reprinted with permission of  Milk and Cookies. To see more recipes, click here.
 

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