Thursday, December 17, 2020

My favorite things - THE cookies




I can't remember a Christmas we didn't have a container of fruitcake cookies.  I didn't eat them for years.  To quote Junie B. Jones - yucky blucky fruitcake!  I'm not exactly sure when I started to like them - around age 12 or 13?  And I couldn't believe I had missed out all those years.  Now I make them every year and it's not officially Christmas season until I do.  



And here is the recipe as emailed to me by my Mom in 2005! 

This year there there was a problem.  I could NOT find candied fruit anywhere.  Sold out.  Out of stock.  I checked all over town and nobody had any.  Online prices were double or triple or more for a small container.  I thought Christmas was doomed!  

Until yesterday....  on a whim I checked Walmart.com grocery pickup and it showed it was available.  So I clicked around some more and found my store had six containers of candied fruit on aisle A17.  So off to the store I went and to my surprise there right where they were supposed to be was the elusive fruitcake mix!  


Christmas is saved!  


4 comments:

  1. So glad you found them!
    They look both festive and delicious.
    Have a cozy evening. And a cookie or too!

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  2. Wow, I never heard of fruitcake cookies; fruitcake yes, but not the cookies. They sound delicious! Glad you found what you needed to make them! Enjoy!

    betty

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  3. So glad you found what you needed!

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  4. Fruitcake cookies!??!! Never heard of them but I bet they taste amazing!

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