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Yuletide Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Makes 54 cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tsp brandy flavoring
  • 3 tbsp dark corn syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup diced candied mixed fruit
  • 1 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 pk (6 ozs) Ghiradelli Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/3 cup currants
  • 14 red candied cherries, quartered


Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Cream butter with brown sugar, brandy flavoring, and corn syrup; add egg and beat until very light.
3. Coat candied fruit with 1 tablespoon of the flour; set aside.
4. Sift remaining flour with pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, and salt.
5. Stir dry ingredients into creamed mixture.
6. Add fruit, chocolate chips, pecans, almonds, and currants.
7. Chill dough 1 hour.
8. Drop by heaping teaspoon onto greased baking sheet.
9. Top each cookie with piece of cherry.
10. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
11. Cool on rack.
12. Store in covered containers several days to soften and age.



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Main Ingredient:Chocolate
Fruit / Cherry
Fruit / Berry / Currant
Course:Dessert
Snacks
Cuisine:American
Preparation Method:Baking
Occasion:Christmas
Dish:Cookies
Difficulty:Easy

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