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Crunchy Date Rounds

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Crunchy date rounds are cookie like snacks which are prepared with a egg and sugar batter flavored with vanilla. Filled with nuts and dates, the crunchy date rounds are like little balls that are rolled in cereal flakes for making them crispy and crunchy. baked in the oven for a fresh batch of snacks.
Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Enriched flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Broken california walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped pitted dates 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugared cereal flakes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

Thoroughly cream shortening and sugars.
Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
Sift together dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture, blending well.
Stir in nuts and dates.
Drop from teaspoon into crushed flakes, rolling to coat well.
Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cooky sheet.
Top with walnut halves, if desired.
Bake in moderate oven (375°) 12 to 15 minutes, or till top springs back when lightly touched.
Cool before removing from pan.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Servings: 
3

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