20 Holiday Fruit Cookies. Not Fruit Cake!

It’s time to dig in and enjoy these holiday fruit cookies recipes!

Ever year I hear so many jokes about how bad fruit cake is.

But to be honest, I’ve never actually tasted fruit cake. Not once.

There are just too many other calorie-worthy desserts!

Be sure to check out the rest of our easy cookies recipes, too!

And Christmas cookies with fruit is certainly one of them.

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    1. This is an awesome round-up of fruit cookies – not fruit cake…. so funny!

      You’ve been FEATURED this week on BeBetsy BRAG ABOUT IT No. 34 – come on over and check it out.

      Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas!

      Thanks for linking up with us.
      Sharon and Denise ♥

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