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Billy Goats

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Billy Goats is a mouth watering snack recipe. Try this Billy Goats; I am sure you will get a lot of compliments for this one!
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Use Regular)
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Coarsely chopped walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pitted dates 1 Pound, chopped
  Soft butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Pound (About 1/2 Cup)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Buttermilk/Sour cream 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Sift flour; measure and sift again with the soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and cloves.
Mix in nuts and dates.
Cream the butter with the sugar and beat in the egg yolks, buttermilk, and vanilla.
Beat the egg whites until stiff.
Combine the flour mixture and the butter-sugar mixture, blending well.
Using a fork, break up the stiff batter and carefully mix in the beaten egg whites.
Drop by teaspoon-sized spoonfuls onto a baking sheet 1/2-inch apart.
Bake in a 375° oven about 12 minutes, until browned.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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