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Chocolate Date Cookies

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Chocolate Date Cookies made with this recipe looks nice in addition to tasting great! These cookies makes a compelling snack for most tea parties. This Chocolate Date Cookies is a lovely way in which you can express your gratitude to your aunts, moms, grandparents and friends for teaching you recipes. Try it out!
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Superfine sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Dates 1⁄2 Pound, pitted
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Bitter chocolate 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely grated
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Demerara sugar/Light brown cane sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 320°F.
2 Grease a shallow cookie tray or jelly roll pan about 9 in wide with butter and dust with flour, tipping out excess.

MAKING
3 In a large mixing bowl, sift the flour with the sugar and baking powder.
4 In another bowl, beat the eggs briefly with a whisk.
5 Chop the dates and walnuts together coarsely and mix with the eggs.
6 Stir in the grated chocolate.
7 Mix the eggs, dates, and nuts with the flour and sugar briefly but thoroughly.
8 Spread the mixture out in the prepared cookie tray.
9 Level with a spatula.
10 In a bowl, mix the cinnamon with the brown sugar and sprinkle evenly over the surface.
11 Bake for about 35 minutes, or until the surface is golden brown.
12 Take out of the oven and let stand for 10 minutes.
13 Turn out onto a pastry board or chopping board.
14 Using a large, strong knife, cut into bars measuring about 4 x l inch.

SERVING
15 Serve as a snack with tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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