Meemaws Oatmeal Date Cookies

Rachel Burke

By
@GrittyCowgirl

A childhood favorite. So yummy!


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Rating:

Serves:

7 Dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter or margarine
2/3 c
sugar
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1
egg, beaten
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1/8 tsp
salt
1 c
regular oats, uncooked
1 c
dates, chopped
1 c
pecans, chopped
additional sugar for topping may be needed.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream together 1/2 c. sugar, 1/2 c. brown sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and mix well.
2
Sift flour, baking soda and salt and add to butter mixture. Blend well. Stir in oats, dates and pecans.
3
Shape dough into 3/4" balls and roll in remaining sugar. Place 2 inches apart on baking lined with parchment paper (lightly greased baking sheet works as well). Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American