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    Fruitcake bars are very forgiving. You can bake them months ahead, and substitute almost any fruit or nut you like for one you don't. Aim for a balance of tastes and textures, and test to see if your selections work together, just pop a small handful in your mouth.

    Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 cups (15 ounces) dark raisins
    • 2 1/2 cups (15 ounces) golden raisins
    • 2 cups (9 ounces) dried currants
    • 2 cups (11 ounces) dried sour cherries, coarsely chopped
    • 2 1/2 cups (9 ounces) dried cranberries
    • 1 cup (5 ounces) dried apricots, cut into 1/4-inch dice
    • 3/4 cup honey
    • 1 cup Cognac, Armagnac, or other brandy
    • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pan
    • 2 1/4 cups bread flour, plus more for dusting
    • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1 1/2 cups (5 ounces) walnuts, coarsely chopped
    • 1 1/4 cups sugar
    • 7 large eggs

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2495 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 76 g 117.25%
    • Saturated Fat: 28 g 141.35%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 260 mg 86.59%
    • Sodium: 1871 mg 77.96%
    • Calcium: 275 mg 27.48%
    • Potassium: 2175 mg 62.16%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 14 mg 75.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 440 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 24 g 97.48%
    • Sugar: 352 g
    • Protein: 31 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 18 g
    • Vitamin A 73.31%
    • Vitamin C 70.18%
    • Vitamin D 2.17%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat14
    • Exchange - Fruit19
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs6
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total5 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit5 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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