Date Cookies

Date Cookies

SheKnows
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 25 min
  • Serving: Makes 6 dozen cookies

These sweet cookies make a cozy afternoon snack, especially alongside a hot cup of coffee.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped dates, pitted
  • 1 cup chopped nuts

Directions

  1. Cream butter, sugar and eggs.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  3. Blend flour combination into egg mixture.
  4. Combine water and dates; stir into dough.
  5. Fold in chopped nuts.
  6. Cover and refrigerate dough for 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.
  7. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  8. Drop dough by teaspoon onto prepared cookie sheets.
  9. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes.

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