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Date Nut Macaroons Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Field
Added: Monday, February 4, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup finely crushed saltines
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
3/4 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup chopped dates
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 egg whites

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, combine sugar, cracker crumbs and baking powder; stir in coconut, pecans, dates and vanilla. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into coconut mixture. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 300 degrees F for 12-14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.

 

 

 

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