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Date Cookies

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Ingredients
  Eggs 3 , beaten
  Brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Warm water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat pastry flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Sun dried dates 1 Pound, finely cut
  Pecan meats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 425°F.
2) Grease a cookie sheet with baking spray, oil or unsalted butter.

MAKING
3) Use a large, clean and grease free glass bowl.
4) Cream the butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
5) Gradually add the beaten eggs to the creamed mixture and beat until smooth in consistency. If the mixture curdles, add a little flour to it.
6) Dissolve the salt and soda in warm water and add to the cream mixture.
7) Stir in the sifted flour using a wooden spoon or spatula.
8) Add the dates and pecan nuts and mix well.
9) Drop leveled teaspoons of the mixture on the greased cookie sheet, 2 inches apart from each other.

FINALIZING
10) Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown in color.

SERVING
11) Remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to cool completely before serving.
12) Store the cookies in an air tight jar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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