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PETITE FRUITCAKES


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Ingredients

- 1-1/2 cups halved red and green glaceed cherries
- 1-1/2 cups halved red and green glaceed pineapple wedges
- 3/4 cup glaceed citron, or orange, peel
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1/3 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon sherry extract
- 1/2 cup margarine, softened
- 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt


Combine glaceed fruit, pecans, and sherry in a bowl; let stand 15 min.


Combine remaining ingredients in large bowl; beat on low speed until blended.


Beat at high speed 2 min. Stir in fruit mixture.


Spoon mixture into greased miniature muffin tins.


Bake at 275° til wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 45 min.


Cool on wire rack. Line airtight containers w/ cheesecloth soaked in dry sherry extract; arrange fruitcakes in container and cover with cheesecloth.


Refrig. up to 2 months.


Pairs Well With


Notes

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