Fruit Cake Cookies

Fruit Cake Cookies

Dive into a festive whirl with these Fruity Fun Fruitcake Cookies: bite-sized bursts of holiday cheer that sing on your tongue!

These spectacular fruit cake cookies with candied fruits, sweet coconut flakes, and Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk with bring a bit of joy to your holiday season.  Bake up a batch today!

These cookies are the epitome of effortless indulgence:

  • Just six simple ingredients: fruit, coconut, flour, salt, pecans, and the star of the show, a can of Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk.
  • No mixers, no fancy equipment, just pure baking joy.
  • Perfect for holiday gifts: bake a batch, wrap them with love, and spread the festive cheer.
  • Ideal for last-minute cravings: whip up a batch in no time and savor the season in every bite.


Embrace the festive spirit with these Fruity Fun Fruitcake Cookies:

  • Dust with powdered sugar for a snow-kissed finale.
  • Pair with a warm mug of milk or cocoa for the ultimate holiday comfort.
  • Share with loved ones, spreading the cheer and creating memories long after the last bite.

These cookies are more than just dessert; they celebrate simple pleasures, festive memories, and the magic of homemade joy. So grab your ingredients, preheat your oven, and let the fruity fun begin!

Bonus tip: Add a splash of rum or brandy to the dough for an extra layer of festive warmth.

Let the delicious melody of these Fruity Fun Fruitcake Cookies guide you into a season of sweet memories and joyous celebrations!

Fruit Cake Cookies

Fruit Cake Cookies
A vintage handwritten recipe for classic Fruit Cake Cookies made with mixed fruit, coconut, flour, salt, pecans, and Eagle Brand Milk.
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  • 1 pound mixed fruit
  • 1 can coconut 3.5 ounces
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • pinch salt
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk


  • Dredge fruit in flour.
  • Add salt, coconut, and nuts.
  • Add Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk and mix thoroughly.
  • Drop by spoonfuls on greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in a preheated {275 degree} oven.
  • Store cooled cookies in an airtight container about five days before serving.

Kitchen Helper 2

Large Mixing Bowl
Cookie Sheet
Large Cookie Sheet
Print Recipe Pin Recipe
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas Cookies, Cookie, Fruit Cake

This recipe is the same as Aunt Verda’s Fruit Cake Cookies.

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