On Line Cookbook

Wandering Jews

Recipe Information
Vicky Bryant (found on internet)

  • 1 cup (225 ml) butter
  • 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) powdered sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups (475 ml) chopped fruit and nuts
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). soda
  • 4 cups (950 ml) cake flour
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). cloves
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). cinnamon
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml). salt
  • Cream butter and sugar together thoroughly.
  • Sift dry ingredients together.
  • Beat eggs till thick.
  • Chop fruit and nuts or put through a food chopper, using about equal quantities of fruit and nuts of any preferred kind.
  • Combine all mixtures.
  • Roll out and cut into interesting shapes and bake in a 375 degree (200 C.) oven.
  • While hot, these cookies may be iced with a thin powdered sugar icing.
  • The powdered sugar and water should be mixed about as thick as coffee cream.
  • Hold the hot cookie tilted over icing container and pour the icing over the surface with a spoon or pastry brush allowing the surplus to run back into the bowl.
Happy Holidays and enjoy!