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Mrs Dunkels Christmas Cookies

Mrs Dunkels Christmas Cookies


  • 1 cup Crisco
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 3 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon lemon rind
  • 1 teaspoon soda dissolved in 3 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 teaspoons cloves
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup dates, finely chopped
  • 1 cup figs, stewed and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups walnuts


  1. Cream together Crisco and sugar
  2. Beat in eggs
  3. Add vanilla
  4. Sift flour and salt
  5. Blend into creamed mixture
  6. Add remaining ingredients
  7. Bake at 350 degrees until done

Mrs. Dunkels Christmas Cookies

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