Meemaws Oatmeal Date Cookies

Rachel Burke


A childhood favorite. So yummy!


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  • 1 c
    butter or margarine
  • 2/3 c
  • 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
  • 1 c
    regular oats, uncooked
  • 1 c
    dates, chopped
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • ·
    additional sugar for topping may be needed.

How to Make Meemaws Oatmeal Date Cookies


  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.

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About Meemaws Oatmeal Date Cookies

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

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