Rating: 4 stars
9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

This cookie is chocolate-y, chewy, and sweet.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
48
Yield:
3 - 4 dozen
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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In small cup, cover chopped dates with boiling water and let soak for 10 - 15 minutes. (If necessary, add additional boiling water to cover.) Drain liquid and discard.

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  • Combine flour, cocoa and baking powder and set aside.

  • In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in dates and beat in vanilla extract. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Fold in corn flakes.

  • Break off pieces of dough (walnut sized). Roll into balls and place 1-1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 - 15 minutes or until firm. Cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

50 calories; protein 0.5g; carbohydrates 5.1g; fat 3.3g; sodium 18.8mg. Full Nutrition
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