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|HOLIDAY FRUIT BARS
1 cup pitted cooked prunes
Combine prunes. granulated sugar, water and orange juice; cook until thick. About 10 minutes. Add candied cherries. Sift together flour. brown sugar, salt and nutmeg. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles corn meal. Add rolled oats. milk and orange peel. mixing thoroughly. Pack one-half of the crumb mixture into a greased 8 inch square pan. Spread fruit mixture evenly over this layer of crumbs. Cover with remaining crumbs. Bike in oven 350°. 40 minutes. Cool and cut in squares.
| SWEDISH CHRISTMAS
1 cup sugar 3 egg yolks
Cream shortening and sugar, add beaten egg yolks, orange juice, then flour. Chill dough overnight, roll thin. Cut with cookie cutter, sprinkle red sugar over top, and put raisins in top. Bake at 350°F. for 10-12 minutes.
Yield: 3 dozen cookies
Mix together the margarine and sugar. Add
egg and vanilla; mix well. Mix in melted chocolate, then the dry
ingredients which have been sifted together. Stir in the pecans.
Drop by teaspoonfuls one inch apart onto a cookie sheet. Bake in
oven 350°F. just 10 to 12 minutes.
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