Christmas Lizzies Fruitcake Cookies

Christmas Lizzies Fruitcake Cookies

These festive cookies are little fruitcake cookies filled with candied cherries, dates, and pecans, along with a generous amount of bourbon.
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  • Serves: 84 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients and preheat the oven to 325 F/165 C/Gas 3.
  2. Step 2

    Grease a cookie sheet or line it with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  3. Step 3

    In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer, beat the sugar and butter together until light and fluffy, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Beat in the eggs until well blended.
  5. Step 5

    In another bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Stir or whisk the dry mixture to blend thoroughly.
  6. Step 6

    Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture, beating on low speed until blended.
  7. Step 7

    Stir in the milk. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  8. Step 8

    Drop the dough by spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.
  9. Step 9

    Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the cookies are lightly browned. Let the cookies cool completely.