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This recipe for Chinese Chews, by Helen Culling, is from The Culling Family Cookbook ,
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2/3 c. flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 c. sugar 1 c. chopped dates 1 c. chopped walnuts 2 eggs (well beaten) 1/2 tsp vanilla
Mix flour, baking powder and salt. Add sugar nuts and dates. Then stir in eggs and vanilla. Spread about 1/2" thick on well greased cookie sheet. Bake 25 min @ 325º F. Cut into small squares and roll in powdered sugar.
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