How to make it

  • Cream shortening and sugar.
  • Add eggs and beat well.
  • Add nuts, dates (after dredging in a small amount of the flour) and vanilla. Beat well.
  • Sift dry ingredients together, add to mixture. Mix well.
  • Make into long rolls and wrap in wax paper or plastic wrap. Let stand in refrigerator until firm enough to slice.
  • Slice ¼” thick and bake on cookie sheet at 375° for 10 minutes.

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  • maryelizlawson 12 years ago
    I'm in the kitchen now...heating up the oven! This sounds great.
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  • zena824 13 years ago
    I have dates left over from Christmas... I just found a recipe to use them up in.... this sounds really good... Thanks for the post..
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