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Yola's Date Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Yola's Date Cookies is from The Colella Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!


2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
4 tsp baking powder
5 TBS evaporated milk
1/2 c. shortening or margerine
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
1-1/2 c. chopped dates
1 c. chopped nuts

Mix flour, salt, and baking powder.
Cream shortening OR margarine and sugar.
Add eggs and beat well.
Add dry ingredients with milk.
Beat thoroughly.
Add dates and nuts.

Drop by teaspoons full on greased sheet.

Bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes.
When done cool and brush each cookie with melted butter.
Sprinkle with confectioners sugar.

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Personal Notes:
From Jerry Colella's recipe file on a card that reads, "Fresh for Yola's Kitchen.




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