Fruit Cocktail Cookies

Fruit Cocktail Cookies

Fruit Cocktail Cookies, a vintage handwritten recipe card.


1 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cup white sugar

3 eggs, one at a time

2 cups fruit cocktail, well-drained

1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup coconut
1 cup raisins
1 teaspoon vanilla

4 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves


Mix shortening, brown sugar, and white sugar; add three eggs, one at a time.  Add mixture to 2 cups well-drained fruit cocktail, chopped nuts, coconut, raisins, and vanilla. Mix together dry ingredients - flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and cloves and add to the first mixture. 

Bake on a greased pan at 375-degrees for 12 to 15 minutes. 

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