Date Drop Cookies

Date Drop Cookies

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Becky Burgess

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These cookies are very moist and delicious! You may use Pecans or English Walnuts for the nuts. My friends and I like them with Pecans.
If you wish to make these healthier you can substitute 3 cups of whole wheat flour for 3 cups of the white flour.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
Makes 3 dozen cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 8 Tbsp
    boiling water
  • 1 lb
    chopped and pitted dates
  • 2 c
    shortening
  • 2 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 1 c
    white granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 4 large
    eggs (beaten)
  • 6 c
    white flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 c
    coarsely chopped pecans or english walnuts

How to Make Date Drop Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Pour boiling water over dates, set aside. Cream shortening and sugars. Beat in eggs. In a separate bowl sift together the dry ingredients. Combine the dry ingredients to the wet mixture. Drain excess water from dates, stir in the vanilla. Add dates and nuts to cookie dough. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 12 minutes.

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About Date Drop Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Healthy



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