This recipe came from my Aunt Virginia who always made them for the holidays.

Yield: 10 dozen cookies

1 cup butter

2 eggs, well beaten

1 ½ cup brown sugar

2 ½ cups flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon vanilla

Pinch of salt

4 slices candied green pineapple, cut in pieces

1 pound red candied cherries, cut in half

1 pound dates, cut into pieces

1 cup pecan halves

1 cup whole filberts

1 cup almond halves

1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Cream butter and add sugar, beaten eggs, vanilla and salt.

2. Add cinnamon and baking soda to flour and mix well. Add fruits and nuts. Add sugar and butter mixture and mix well.

3. Drop by teaspoons on greased cookie sheet. Bake for about 12 minutes, or until firm.

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