These delicious German Christmas cookies are quick and easy to make and are some of my favorite cookies of all time.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
20 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
50
Yield:
50 cookies
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Ingredients

50
Original recipe yields 50 servings
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Directions

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  • Melt 9 tablespoons butter in a small saucepan over low heat; mix in oats. Remove from heat and let cool, about 20 minutes.

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  • Mix eggs, sugar, vanilla sugar, and baking powder together in a large bowl; stir in dates-oat mixture.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet with remaining 1 tablespoon butter.

  • Use 2 teaspoons to place little mounds of oat-date mixture 2 inches apart onto the baking sheets.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned on the top and bottom, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

62 calories; protein 1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 8.7g 3% DV; fat 2.8g 4% DV; cholesterol 13.5mg 5% DV; sodium 29.3mg 1% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
06/13/2020
Made as directed. Was worried when I saw batter, that cookies would not hold together. They did, and were delicious. A healthy and low calorie cookie that tastes great. Only needed about 12 minutes to bake in my oven. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/21/2017
to die for! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/13/2020
Made as directed. Was worried when I saw batter, that cookies would not hold together. They did, and were delicious. A healthy and low calorie cookie that tastes great. Only needed about 12 minutes to bake in my oven. Read More