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Holiday Breakfast Cookies

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Introduction

Making these cookies in various combinations makes up a few batches of cookies that can be given away in bags as gifts.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

  • 4 sticks soft butter
  • 500 millilitres sugar
  • 4 tablespoons vanilla
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1000 millilitres flour
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 125 millilitres walnut pieces
  • 125 millilitres chopped pecan nuts
  • 125 millilitres chopped raw almonds
  • 125 millilitres dried apricots
  • 125 millilitres golden raisins
  • 125 millilitres dried cranberries
  • 125 millilitres raisins

Method

Holiday Breakfast Cookies is a community recipe submitted by Raha Lane and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In an electric stand mixer, mix butter and sugar until creamy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla, keep whipping until puffy and soft.
  • Add dry ingredients gradually except nuts and dried fruits.
  • Once the simple batter is ready, divide it into 4 separate bowls.
  • Add walnuts and raisins to one.
  • Add pecans and apricots to another.
  • Add pistachio and golden raisins to one.
  • And add almonds and cranberries to the last.
  • On lined baking sheets, scoop out uniform cookie rounds and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes.
  • Additional Information

    Keep the dough soft and light by not adding too much flour. The cookies will be softer and better textured.

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