Old Fashioned Refrigerator Date Cookies
|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)|
|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.