Chewy Fruit Cookies Recipe

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Chewy Fruit Cookies
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  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and buttermilk. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the cherries, dates and chopped pecans.
  2. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto lightly greased baking sheets. Top each with a pecan half. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 3 dozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 401.13 Kcal (1679 kJ)
Calories from fat 182.54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.28g 31%
Cholesterol 6.14mg 2%
Sodium 55.13mg 2%
Potassium 105.99mg 2%
Total Carbs 47.26g 16%
Sugars 20.41g 82%
Dietary Fiber 2.78g 11%
Protein 8.49g 17%
Vitamin C 11.3mg 19%
Vitamin A 4.7mg 156%
Iron 1.7mg 9%
Calcium 104.7mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 620.88 Kcal (2600 kJ)
Calories from fat 282.54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31.39g 31%
Cholesterol 9.51mg 2%
Sodium 85.33mg 2%
Potassium 164.05mg 2%
Total Carbs 73.14g 16%
Sugars 31.58g 82%
Dietary Fiber 4.31g 11%
Protein 13.14g 17%
Vitamin C 17.5mg 19%
Vitamin A 7.3mg 156%
Iron 2.6mg 9%
Calcium 162mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.2
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

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