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Gail's Brown Sugar Cookies

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Brown Sugar Cookies are yummy. They have dates, nuts and brown sugar, all the ingredients that make a cookies delicious. The Gail's brown sugar cookies are very easy, simple and quick to make. You will enjoy this recipe very much.
Ingredients
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Hot water 2 Tablespoon
  Dates 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1)In a bowl, beat together shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
2)Add egg and vanilla and beat well.
3)In another bowl, sift together flour, salt and baking powder.
4)Add half of the flour to the creamed mixture and blend well.
5)Add hot water and stir.
6)Fold in remaining flour and blend well.
7)Add dates and pecans. Mix well.
8)Take greased baking sheets and drop spoonsful of batter on them.
9)Press cookies lightly with the tines of a fork.
10)Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes.

SERVING
11)Serve the brown sugar cookies when desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Date
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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