You are here

Date Pecan Chews

admin's picture
Ingredients
  Sifted all purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Pitted dates 8 Ounce, chopped (1 Package)
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Candied orange peel 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon (For Coating)
Directions

1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt onto wax paper.
2. Beat eggs in a large bowl until light and foamy; slowly beat in the 1 cup sugar; continue beating until mixture is thick and fluffy. Stir in orange juice.
3. Fold in flour mixture, dates, pecans and orange peel. Spread mixture evenly in a greased 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
4. Bake in a moderate oven (350°) 25 minutes, or until golden and top springs back when pressed with fingertip. Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes.
5. Cut lengthwise into 9 strips and crosswise into 8 to make 72 pieces, about 1x1 1/2 inches each. Roll each in sugar in a pie plate to coat generously. (Cookies are soft and will roll into a log.)

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Servings: 
4

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.33
Average: 4.3 (15 votes)