Hello friends! I hope you enjoy this video today. It is a little different than my typical videos as I take you thrift shopping with me in this one as well as making stops at the hobby lobby, lowes, and Ulta. I also bake cookies and show you some of the candles and soap I am making. The recipe for the fruit and nut cookies is below.
Thank you for watching.
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
1 cup packed light-brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
1 1/2 cups dried cranberries
1 1/2 cups dried blueberries
1 1/2 cups dried cherries
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
1 1/2 cups chopped pistachios
Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl.
Step 2 Put butter in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment; mix on medium speed until smooth. Add sugars, and mix until pale and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Mix in eggs one at a time until combined; mix in vanilla.
Step 3 Reduce mixer speed to low. Add flour mixture and mix until just combined. Stir in coconut, apricots, dates, macadamias, and pistachios. Step 4 Drop batter, 2 heaping tablespoons at a time, onto prepared baking sheets, spacing 2 inches apart. Flatten slightly. Bake, rotating sheets halfway through, until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven; transfer cookies on parchment paper to a wire rack to cool completely. Variations For variety, try other combinations of dried fruit and nuts: Bananas, mangoes, and macadamias lend a tropical note; hazelnuts and pecans go well with figs, pears, and cranberries.