Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

These are an excellent tasting cookie. This is from 1001 Cookie Recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  2. Combine the flour, baking powder, spices and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, cream the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.
  4. Fold in the dates and walnuts.
  5. Drop the dough by spoonfuls 1-1/2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  6. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly covered. Transfer to wire racks to cool.

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