Fruitcake Cookies

There’s no cookie more festive and seasonal than colorful Fruitcake Cookies—they’re like little bites of Christmas. Make a batch now, and I promise they’ll be eaten up before you decorate the tree, they’re that good.

Unlike traditional fruitcakes which tend to overstay their welcome, these scrumptious butter cookies are usually the first to disappear. Packed with candied and dried fruits, nuts, and spices, Fruitcake Cookies aren’t too sweet and are perfect with a hot cup of tea or coffee.

If you’re a butter cookie lover or a shortbread cookie fanatic, you’ve found the perfect fruit cake cookie recipe. You can load the dough up with your favorite dried fruits and nuts, and make everyone you love a slightly different batch. They’re a breeze to make ahead of time and bake up at the last minute.

Even if you don’t like fruit/nut cookies at all, chances are you’ll still love this classic Christmas fruit cake cookie. And if they’re all suddenly gone before your guests arrive? Just blame the elves.

There’s no cookie more festive and seasonal than colorful Fruitcake Cookies—they’re like little bites of Christmas. Make a batch now, and I promise they’ll be eaten up before you decorate the tree, they’re that good.

Need Fruit Cake Cookies for a neighborhood cookie exchange? Click and slide the number next to “servings” on the recipe card below to adjust the ingredients to match how many you’re feeding—the recipe does the math for you, it’s that easy.

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