Rum Fruitcake Cookies
Shared from Paul Miller
- Beat: 1 cup sugar and 3/4 cup shortening, add 3 eggs, 1/3 cup orange juice, 1 Tablespoon rum extract, beat 2 minutes
- Combine: 3 cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon each: baking soda & salt
- Add: 2 cups candied mixed fruit, 1 cup each: raisins and nuts (chopped)
- Stir dry mixture into shortening mixture
- Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets, bake 10-12 minutes at 375.