Mom's Cookies

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This is one of my mom's favorite cookies that she made quite often. Mom had lots of family and friends over and they always had these cookies on hand with tea.

1
Servings:
48
Yield:
3 to 4 dozen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 1 ½ cups packed brown sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 cup raisins

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Cream together the shortening and the butter. Add the brown sugar and cream until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs until well blended.

  3. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves over the creamed mixture. Mix in then stir in the raisins, nuts and dates.

  4. Drop cookies onto ungreased baking sheets and bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

111 Calories
5g Fat
16g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 111
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 68mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 68mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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