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chewy chews

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Recipe by
Janis McRae
Central, LA

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 For chewy chews

  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • dash
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1
  • 3 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    dates, chopped
  • powdered sugar

How To Make chewy chews

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 7 1/2 x 11" pan.
  • 2
    Beat egg, add sugar, vanilla and water. Add flour, baking powder, salt and beat well.
  • 3
    Add pecans and dates. Mix well.
  • 4
    Spread 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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