Mixed Candied Fruit Cookies

Orange zest, nuts, and candied fruit bars.

From a box sold in Martinez, California.

Mixed Candied Fruit Cookies

1/2 c. shortening
1 c. sugar
1 egg
1 Tbsp. grated orange or orange juice if desired

Stir in 1/4 c. pineapple or orange juice

Sift together:
2-1/2 c. flour
1 t. soda
1/2 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. nutmeg

Mix in:
1 c. raisin
1 c. mixed candied fruits
1/2 c. chopped nuts

Divide dough in half. Roll out each into 7 x 12 inches. Bake 10-12 minutes.

While warm, spread with sugar icing. Cut in bars 2 x 7 inches.

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