Spiced Prune Cookies

READY IN: 37mins
Recipe by Ms B.

These cookies come from the (now deceased) mother of a friend. My copy of the recipe is in her handwriting and is very much a treasure. Most people believe that the cookie contains dates, not prunes. I don't bother to correct most. They are so good; why spoil it for them? (hehe)

Top Review by Mary Zelinski

Truly exceptional flavour! It is hard to find a cookie this different and also this good. Not particularly "pretty" but benefits from a decorative drizzle of white icing. Once tasted, no one will care what the cookie looks like. A great addition to a holiday cookie tray and sure to be a family favorite

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Cream sugar, eggs and butter.
  3. Mix flour, soda, salt and spices.
  4. Add to creamed mixture.
  5. Add milk, prunes and nuts.
  6. Chill one hour.
  7. Drop by teaspoonful on cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

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