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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Small
  Dates 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), diced
  Flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Coffee 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cold
  Nuts 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
Directions

Cream shortening; add sugar gradually and cream well.
Blend in eggs.
Dredge dates in 1/2 cup of the flour.
Add remaining flour, soda, salt and spices alternately with cold coffee.
Blend in floured dates and nuts.
Chill for an hour, then drop by teaspoon onto baking sheet.
Bake at 350° for 8 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday

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1 Comment

umaima's picture
Thanks for poinitng out the error Elvis, it has been rectified. Salt and soda both were missing in the directions. Thanks once again.