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Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Found this recipe in an older Southern Living Christmas Cookie Cookbook. Very tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine dates and boling water in a small mixing bowl;cook to room temperature.
  2. Cream shortening in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, beating well. Stir in vanilla and date mixture, mixing well.
  3. Combine flour, cocoa, soda, and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Add to creamed mixture, stirring well. Spread batter in a greased 15X10X1 inch jellyroll pan: sprinkle with walnuts and chocolate morsels. Bake at 375 for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool completely in pan; cut into 2 inch squares.