These are a must for your holiday baking tray! This recipe is taken from my Holiday Favorites folder, they are absolutely wonderful, and a cookie that I make every holiday season. Better stock up on all the ingredients, cause you will be making lots of these cookies, they are the ones to go quickly LOL! These can be made up to 5 days ahead and stored in an airtight container.
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- 1 lb pitted dates, chopped
- 9 ounces candied pineapple, chopped
- 1 1/2 cups brazil nuts, coarsley chopped
- 2 cups slivered almonds, lightly toasted (8 ounces)
- 2 1/2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup butter, room temperature (no subs!)
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1Set oven to 375°.
- 2Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
- 3In a bowl combine the fruit and nuts.
- 4Add in 1/2 cup flour and mix to separate the pieces.
- 5In a small bowl combine remaining 2 cups flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
- 6In a large bowl beat the butter for about 2 minutes, then add in sugar; beat until light and fluffy (about 3-4 minutes).
- 7Beat in eggs until well combined.
- 8Add in the flour mixture on low speed just until combined.
- 9Add in the fruit and nut mixture by hand.
- 10Drop the dough by tablespoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets spacing 1-inch apart.
- 11Bake until cookies are golden brown (about 10 minutes).
- 12Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets.
- 13Transfer to rack to cool.
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Nutritional Facts for Christmas Date-Nut Cookies
Serving Size: 1 (2080 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 1762.1
- Calories from Fat 806
- Total Fat 89.6 g
- Saturated Fat 32.1 g
- Cholesterol 182.2 mg
- Sodium 1061.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 232.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 18.2 g
- Sugars 162.0 g
- Protein 26.9 g