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Apple Date Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Date Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from The Berkin Johnson Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Eloda Berkin's Blue Binder Cookbook
Added: Friday, December 5, 2008


1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup old-fashioned oats, uncooked
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2/3 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 cup cored, chopped apples
1/2 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup sunflower seeds

Sift together flours, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; stir in oats. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar; add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.

Gently stir in dry ingredients, fold in apples, dates, and sunflower seeds. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.

Bake in a 350 degree oven for 15-19 minutes until lightly browned. Remove from sheet; cool thoroughly on wire racks. Store in plastic containers with seals.

Yield: About two dozen cookies.




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