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Date Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Date Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from A Taste of E Commerce SECOND EDITION, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Wednesday, October 18, 2006


3/4 Cup Shortening (part butter)
1 Cup Brown Sugar
2 Eggs
3 Tbsps. Milk
1 Tsp. Vanilla
2 Cups Flour (sifted)
1/4 Tsp. Baking Powder
3/4 Tsp. Baking Soda
1 Tsp. Salt
2 Cups Oatmeal (quick or rolled)
1-1/2 Cups Dates (cut up)
3/4 Cup (3/4 lb.) Chopped Nuts

Cream shortening - add sugar gradually. Cream until fluffy - blend in eggs, milk and vanilla. Add dry ingredients. Drop from teaspoonful on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 10 to 12 minutes.




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