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Fruitcake Drop Cookies

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  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 10

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup at room temperature unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup candied red cherries
  • 1/2 cup candied green cherries
  • 1 cup dried pineapple pieces
  • 2 cups roughly chopped pecans

Directions

Preheat oven to 300 °F.

In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar using a hand mixer. Add eggs, salt, vanilla, lemon and cinnamon and mix until well incorporated. Slowly add flour and mix well. Fold in fruit and pecans. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 23 to 25 minutes. Allow to cool completely.