Total Time
35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

Mother always made a HUGE 5 gallon tin of these at Christmas. They are ugly little lumps and delicious as all get out.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs and cream further.
  3. Add nuts, dates and orange.
  4. Sift remaining ingredients together.
  5. Add sifted to creamed gradually.
  6. Drop by teaspoon full on silpat lined sheets.
  7. Bake 12-15 minutes.
  8. Store in an airtight container with a couple wedges of apple. This keeps the cookies nice and soft. OR do like me and keep the dough in the fridge only cooking what I want to eat.