Rating: 4.5 stars
72 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 49
  • 4 star values: 17
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

These cookies are easy to make and one of my favorites.



Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and grease cookie sheets.

  • In separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

  • In a large bowl, cream together shortening and both sugars until light and fluffy, using electric mixer at medium speed.

  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Blend in vanilla.

  • Gradually add dry ingredients to creamed mixture, mixing well with spoon.

  • Stir in oats, dates and walnuts.

  • Drop dough by teaspoonfuls, about 2 inches apart, on cookie sheet.

  • Bake for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on racks.

Nutrition Facts

233 calories; protein 3.3g; carbohydrates 30.7g; fat 11.3g; cholesterol 23.3mg; sodium 120.2mg. Full Nutrition