Monday, January 12, 2009

Dee's Fig Cookies

5 lbs flour
dozen eggs
4 cups shortening
8 tbsp baking powder
2.5 cups sugar
2 tbsp vanilla
2 cups milk

Beat eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla. In a large bowl mix flour, baking powder, shortening. Make a well and add the wet ingredients. When the dough comes off your hands it's ready. Cover with a towel.

3 lbs figs
2 lbs chopped dates
1 lb raisins
1 container green cherries
fruitcake mix
2 jars orange marmalade
1 jar honey
2 lbs almonds and walnuts

Grind up figs, dates, raisins, cherries and fruitcake mix. Put in a large bowl with a little water.

Roll out dough. Fill with filling and bake at 375 degrees.

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