Oatmeal Date Cookies

Oatmeal Date Cookies

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  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 8 min
  • Total: 18 min
  • Serving: Makes 4 dozen cookies

These sweet cookies make ideal gifts for friends and family during the holiday season.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

Directions

  1. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat shortening, sugar and brown sugar.
  3. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  4. Blend flour combination into egg mixture.
  5. Fold in oats, dates and nuts.
  6. Drop by teaspoon onto prepared cookie sheets.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes or until golden brown.

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