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“I made these to take to work and everyone raved about them. They were the first cookies to disappear so they were a big hit.”
20 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 cup walnuts or 14 cup pecans
  • 14 cup almonds
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1 tablespoon candied citrus peel (orange and lemon)
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 1 ounce candied cherry
  • 12 ounce crystallized ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cream
  • 1 (18 ounce) box chocolate cake mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 13 cup vegetable oil


  1. Finely chop walnuts, almonds, raisins, orange and lemon peel, cherries, and ginger.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan, then add sugar and stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Bring to a boil and let it boil for 1 minute without stirring (until just turning light golden).
  4. Remove from heat and mix well with cream and fruit-nut mixture.
  5. Mix cake mix with two eggs and oil.
  6. Combine all ingredients.
  7. Scoop a heaping spoonful of dough onto cookies sheet lined with foil.
  8. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10 - 12 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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