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Handwritten Recipe Card For Holiday Fruitcake Bars

Holiday Fruitcake Bars

1 c. diced mixed candied fruit (1/2 pound)
1 c. candied cherries (halved) 1/2 pound
1 c. candied pineapple (about 1/2 pound)
2 c. raisins
3/4 c. sweet white wine – cream sherry (marsala muscatel madeira)
1 1/3 c. flour
1 c. lt. brn. sugar
6 tbsp. butter or margarine, softened
2 eggs
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt

In medium bowl, mix fruits & wine. Cover & let stand overnight.

Next day:

Preheat oven 350°F. Grease & flour a 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 jelly roll pan. In large bowl measure flour, remaining ingreds. With mixer at low speed, beat ingredients until well mixed with spatula stir in fruit mixture.

Spread batter evenly in pan. Bake 30 min. Test with toothpick. Cool completely in pan.

Cut in bars. Store tightly in covered container.

4 doz.

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