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Quick Fruit Lemon Drops


Quick Fruit & Lemon Drops

Quick Fruit & Lemon Drops

Yield

Makes about 2 dozen cookies

Ingredients

1/2 cup sugar
1 package (about 18 ounces) lemon cake mix
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
1 egg
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
1 cup mixed dried fruit bits

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets. Place sugar in shallow bowl.
  2. Beat cake mix, water, butter, egg and lemon peel in large bowl with electric mixer at low speed until well blended. Beat in fruit bits just until blended.
  3. Shape dough by heaping tablespoons into balls; roll in sugar to coat. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until set. Let cookies stand on cookie sheets 2 minutes.; transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Note

If dough is too sticky to handle, add about 1/4 cup all-purpose flour.

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