Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

Another of my Mom's recipes. They are delicious !!!! Not sure exactly how many this recipe makes. 2 to 3 dozen or more maybe. Believe me, you will want to double the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour, baking soda & salt together 3 times. Add dates & walnuts.
  2. Cream shortening & then blend in brown sugar, then add egg and beat well.
  3. Stir in orange rind to the shortening mixture.
  4. Add the flour mixture, combining until well mixed.
  5. Drop dough by spoonful, well apart on greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 350F for 10 minutes.