Fruit and Nut Cookies

Fruit and Nut Cookies

Ingredients:

Cup

Butter, softened

Cup

Sugar

Cup

Firmly packed brown sugar

1

 

Egg

Teaspoon

Vanilla

1

Cup

Flour

1

Teaspoon

Baking soda

Teaspoon

Salt

6

Squares

semi sweet chocolate, chopped

2

Cups

Walnuts, chopped

1-1/2

Cups

Dried fruit

Directions:

Heat oven to 375.

Beat butter and sugars in large bowl with electric mixer on medium until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Mix in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in chocolate, walnuts, and dried fruit. Drop by rounded tablespoons, 2 apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 12 min or until golden brown. Cool 3 min, remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely on wire racks.

 

Optional: replace dried fruit with a combination of raisins and cranberries or 1-1/2 cups of either.

Instead of Semi sweet chocolate, walnuts and dried fruit use white chocolate, almonds and chopped apricots

 

Yields

3 dozen

 

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