Fruit And Spice Rounds Recipe

Fruit And Spice Rounds picture


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexHealthy++
Main Ingredient


 Raisins1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Dried figs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Pitted whole dates1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Ground cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Boiled butter icing1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6028 Calories from Fat 2497

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 286 g439.5%

Saturated Fat 155.7 g778.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1247.3 mg

Sodium 3601.1 mg150%

Total Carbohydrates 857 g285.8%

Dietary Fiber 47.9 g191.6%

Sugars 577.6 g

Protein 69 g138.9%

Vitamin A 158.6% Vitamin C 17.5%

Calcium 70.8% Iron 137.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Using fine blade, put fruits and nuts through a food grinder.
In large mixer bowl cream together sugar and butter or margarine till light and fluffy.
Add eggs; beat well.
Stir together flour, baking soda, salt, and spices; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Stir in ground fruit mixture.
Cover and chill several hours or overnight.
Divide dough in half.
Roll out one portion on well-floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness.
Cut with floured 2 1/2-inch round cookie cutter.
Bake on greased cookie sheet in 375°F oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
Let cool on cookie sheet 2 to 3 minutes; remove to wire rack.
Repeat with remaining half of dough.
Cool cookies.
Spread with Boiled Butter Icing.