Date Oatmeal Cookies
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs), softened|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Quick-cooking rolled oats||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Whole pitted dates||8 Ounce, lightly packed (1 Package, About 1 1/2 Cups)|
|Chopped pecans/Walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
In large bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy.
Beat in vanilla; then beat in eggs, one at a time.
In another bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, blending thoroughly.
Stir in oats, dates, and pecans, mixing well and distributing dates evenly through dough.
Shape dough into 2 or 3 rolls, each 1 3/4 inches in diameter; wrap in wax paper and refrigerate until firm (at least 4 hours) or for up to 3 days.
Using a sharp knife, cut into 1/4 -inch-thick slices; place slices about 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake in a 375Â° oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are golden.
Transfer to racks and let cool.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5684 Calories from Fat 2556
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 296 g454.8%
Saturated Fat 129.2 g645.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 906.8 mg302.3%
Sodium 2564.3 mg106.8%
Total Carbohydrates 728 g242.6%
Dietary Fiber 61.7 g246.7%
Sugars 350.3 g
Protein 89 g178.7%
Vitamin A 124.2% Vitamin C 3.9%
Calcium 85% Iron 134.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet