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Old Fashioned Refrigerator Date Cookies

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  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

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2833 Calories from Fat 1228

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 141 g217.3%

Saturated Fat 63.7 g318.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%

Sodium 1480.4 mg61.7%

Total Carbohydrates 370 g123.3%

Dietary Fiber 40.5 g161.8%

Sugars 184.4 g

Protein 57 g114.9%

Vitamin A 61.6% Vitamin C 1.8%

Calcium 38% Iron 78.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Old Fashioned Refrigerator Date Cookies Recipe