Chewy Chews

Chewy Chews Recipe

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Janis McRae

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@JanisinLA

Another of my Momma's Christmas cookies. Every Christmas would find these on Momma's groaning table of cookies and candies! She would batch up a variety to give to her friends and family. Everyone waited for their bag from Ms. Bernice!

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Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
flour
dash(es)
salt
1 c
pecans, chopped
1
egg
3 tsp
water
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 c
dates, chopped
powdered sugar

How to Make Chewy Chews

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 7 1/2 x 11" pan.
  • 2Beat egg, add sugar, vanilla and water. Add flour, baking powder, salt and beat well.
  • 3Add pecans and dates. Mix well.
  • 4Spread mixture in pan and bake until golden brown. Cut in squares. Cool and drench in powdered sugar. This is a rather sticky dough since no shortening is used.

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About Chewy Chews

Course/Dish: Candies