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Crunchy Date Rounds

Rated as 4.89 out of 5 Stars

"I got this recipe as a young girl when I spent the summer with my great grandma. Now I make them for my family and they all love them. "Granny" lives on if only through my recipe box."
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servings 391
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Combine flour and baking soda in a small mixing bowl.
  3. Cream butter, brown sugar, vanilla and white sugar together. Beat in eggs. Mix well. Slowly blend in the flour mixture. Fold in the dates. Drop dough by teaspoonful into crushed corn flake cereal until coated.
  4. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets for 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 391 calories; 16.5 57.7 4.4 72 249 Full nutrition

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At 83, I'm close to age of great grandma. I had this recipe a way back, too, and lost it. It was a favorite, so I'M SO HAPPY TO FIND IT AGAIN. THANKS.

I wanted to try to make a cookie using the dates I had and I happened to have frosted flakes, too. I thought the cookies were great. I'm not a big fan of dates either, but the cereal really gave...

Was looking for a recipe to use up left over dates in & tried this one. Great cookies, easy to make, and taste yummy. May have to buy more dates & make more now. (: Sandy

Next time I will make a bigger batch so I can have some. I think my hubby ate a dozen right off the bat.

Teaspoon sized dough rounds makes alot more than two dozens. I made teaspoon and tablespoon size rounds and both were good. The rounds are indeed quite crunchy. I probably would cut my dates in ...

I made the recipe exactly as described. Delicious cookies. My husband likes a crunchy cookie and this fit the bill. The recipe is a keeper for us.

I turned these into maple and date cookies for Thanksgiving and everyone went crazy for them! I used 1 tsp vanilla and 1 tsp maple extract. Makes a lot of cookies.