Oatmeal Date Nut Cookies

Pat Duran


I decided to make this recipe I found on an old recipe card from my card catalogue..They turned out delicious. Some I frosted with Irish Cream frosting and others I left plain...my family and I love them ,why not give them a try..the mixing goes fast and they will be done in an hour...start to finish..

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makes 5 dozen
10 Min
10 Min


1 c
1 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
1/2 c
granulated sugar
2 large
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 2/3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
3 c
old fashioned oatmeal
1 c
chopped dates
1/4 c
chopped mixed nuts


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1Heat oven to 350^.
Cream margarine and sugars together,until light and fluffy;using electric mixer,large bowl. Then add eggs and vanilla and combine well. Next combine and add flour, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon and combine.Mix well.

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2Combine oatmeal,nuts and dates, mix to separate,then add by hand to the batter. Use a soup spoon or Tablespoon to drop batter onto ungreased cookie sheets. These will spread a little. Bake for 11 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Let set on cookie sheet for 30 seconds. Transfer to paper to cool. Frost if desired.

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3Irish Cream Drizzle:
2 cup powdered sugar
dash of salt
1 teaspoon corn syrup
Irish cream coffee mate liquid
Combine ingredients and stir well. Adding enough Irish Cream coffee mate to make a thick drizzle.
Spoon mixture into plastic sandwich bag and swirl over cookies as desired..Enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Polish