Rating: 4.5 stars
47 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 9
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Spicy cookies with chewy dates. The dates sweeten these cookies without going overboard.

Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
prep:
1 hr
Servings:
36
Yield:
6 dozen
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Ingredients

36
Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and cloves; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. Combine the water and dates; stir into the dough along with the chopped pecans. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

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  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.

  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

156 calories; protein 2.1g; carbohydrates 20.4g; fat 7.8g; cholesterol 29.1mg; sodium 77.5mg. Full Nutrition
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