Fruitcake Cookies w/Lemon Drizzle

Fruitcake Cookies w/Lemon Drizzle

DESSERTS

The first time I made these my hubs was like, “Fruitcake cookies? Not sure about that.” Once he tried them, he was hooked! They are so light & so tasty! And, the lemon drizzle ~ YAAAS!!!!

Fruitcake Cookies w/Lemon Drizzle

Yield: 18 Cookies

Fruitcake Cookies w/Lemon Drizzle

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp brandy
  • 1 1/4 cups fruitcake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups + 1 TBS all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 TBS unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Line two baking sheets with parchment.
  2. Microwave brandy & fruitcake mix until bubbling, about 45 seconds. Let cool completely.
  3. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt
  4. In your mixer, beat butter, sugar & the egg, until creamy. Reduce speed to low and add half the flour mixture, then sour cream, then remaining flour, mixing until combined after each addition.
  5. Fold fruit mixture and stir to evenly distribute.
  6. Drop tablespoons of dough 2 inches apart on to baking sheets. Bake until light golden brown, about 10 to 13 minutes. Cool on wire racks completely.
  7. Whisk powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Drizzle over cookies and let set.
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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

DESSERTS

Who doesn’t love a warm, chewy chocolate chip cookie? The original recipe calls for a cup of butter, but I have always found that a cup of shortening delivers a fluffier product. My family certainly agrees! Click photo for printable recipe.

Chocolate Chip Cookies
Yields 18
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Ingredients
  1. 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  3. 1 teaspoon salt
  4. 1 cup shortening
  5. 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  6. 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  8. 2 large eggs
  9. 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) @NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  10. 1 cup chopped nuts
Instructions
  1. HEAT oven to 375° F. COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat shortening, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels and nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
  2. BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Adapted from Nestlé Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies
Adapted from Nestlé Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies
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