Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 lb. butter

  2. 3 c. brown sugar

  3. 8 eggs

  4. 2 tsp. vanilla

  5. 3 tsp. cinnamon

  6. 6 c. flour (Gold Medal)

  7. 2 tsp. baking soda

  8. 1 tsp. salt

  9. 2 lbs. chopped dates

  10. 3 c. chopped walnuts

  11. 2 lbs. raisins

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, flour, baking soda, salt. Mix well. Add walnuts, dates and raisins. Mix well.

  2. Drop onto ungreased cookie sheet by teaspoon full. Bake in slow oven at 350 degrees for 10 minutes on bottom rack and 10 minutes on top before removing from oven.

  3. After moving pan to top rack, you may start another pan on bottom rack, if you wish. These cookies should be baked at low heat to dry them out, too high will burn. This recipe easily makes approximately 280-300 cookies. This recipe may be reduced by dividing portions in half


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