Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 Eggs

  2. 3/4 ts Salt

  3. 1/2 ts Almond extract

  4. 1/2 c Granulated sugar

  5. 1/2 c Light or dark corn syrup

  6. 1 c Finely chopped dates

  7. 1 c Chopped nuts

  8. 3/4 c All-purpose flour

  9. 12/2/96 Preheat oven to

  10. 375 degrees. Grease a 9-by-13-inch pan. Place eggs in large bowl. Add salt and almond extract. Beat until light. Gradually beat in sugar and corn syrup. Add dates and nuts; mix well. Sift flour. Fold into other ingredients. Pour into pan. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven; while still hot, cut into 1 1/2-inch squares.

  11. the pan; that portion may be too hard.) Shape at once into small balls, taking care not to burn your hands. Roll in powdered sugar, or put sugar and cookies in a paper bag and shake. from the chopped nuts. Nancy Ayres, East Alton-Wood River High School. --


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