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Date And Nut Cookies

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Ingredients
  Crushed toasties 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Preferably Post)
  Flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), sifted
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Other shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 1
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped dates 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped nuts/0.25 cup grape nuts flakes / post 40% bran flakes. 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Crush cereal; then measure.
Sift flour once, measure, add soda and salt, and sift again.
Cream butter, add sugar gradually, and cream together until light and fluffy.
Add egg and beat well.
Add flour gradually, mixing after each addition.
Blend in vanilla.
Then fold in chopped dates and nuts.
Drop by tea-spoonfuls into the crushed cereal, rolling each cooky to coat on all sides.
Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake in a moderate oven (375°F.) from 8 to 10 minutes, or until done.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
4

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