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Old Fashioned Refrigerator Date Cookies

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Ingredients
  Whole wheat flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Oat flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dates 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Almonds/Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), ground
Directions

Sift together whole wheat flour, oat flour, and baking soda in a medium-size bowl.
In a large bowl, beat together butter and honey.
Beat in egg and vanilla.
Gradually blend in flour mixture.
Fold in dates and almonds or walnuts.
Divide dough in half, shape into 2 logs, and refrigerate until firm, about 3 hours.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Butter 2 baking sheets.
Slice logs into rounds about 1/4 inch thick.
Place 1 inch apart on prepared baking sheets, and bake on middle shelf of oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until browned.
Cool on wire racks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked

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