Date And Nut Cookies
|Crushed toasties||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Preferably Post)|
|Flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), sifted|
|Butter/Other shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Chopped dates||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped nuts/0.25 cup grape nuts flakes / post 40% bran flakes.||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
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 (375Â°F.) from 8 to 10 minutes, or until done.
Calories 738 Calories from Fat 305
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34 g52.5%
Saturated Fat 16.5 g82.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 113.3 mg37.8%
Sodium 614.3 mg25.6%
Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.7%
Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%
Sugars 53.7 g
Protein 11 g22.8%
Vitamin A 21.1% Vitamin C 5.9%
Calcium 5.4% Iron 38.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet