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A man named George gave my mother this recipe when he was eating lunch one day while putting in a new furnace over 50 years ago!

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Serves/Makes:4 dozen

  • 1 cup (225 ml) shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) molasses
  • 1 cup (225 ml) chopped nuts
  • 1 (8 oz (224 grm).) can fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 cup (225 ml) raisins
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) ground cloves
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) cinnamon
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) baking soda dissolved in 3 tbsp (45 ml) hot water
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 3-1/2 cups (825 ml) sifted all-purpose flour
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees (200 C.).
  • In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and the sugar.
  • Beat the eggs and mix in.
  • Stir in molasses, chopped nuts, fruit cocktail, raisins and vanilla.
  • Mix in spices, baking soda and salt.
  • Sift the flour and stir in.
  • Mix until well blended.
  • Drop by tsp on a cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 15 minutes.

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