Dates, raisin, currants and walnuts make these cookies a delicious treat.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
48
Yield:
4 dozen
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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

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  • Cream butter and sugar until smooth. Add the milk and eggs, stirring well. Set aside 1/4 cup of the flour. Sift the rest with baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Sprinkle on the grated orange rind. Stir into the butter mixture until well blended. In a separate bowl, mix together the currants, raisins, dates and nuts. Toss together with 1/4 cup of flour. Fold into the batter.

  • Drop onto cookie sheets and bake for 23 to 25 minutes, until slightly golden. Let cool on rack.

Nutrition Facts

107 calories; protein 1.6g 3% DV; carbohydrates 18.3g 6% DV; fat 3.4g 5% DV; cholesterol 12.9mg 4% DV; sodium 32.4mg 1% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (2)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
12/20/2005
I disagree with the first reviewer...this is one of our Christmas tradition cookies and is a favorite to all who try it! The only change I have made to the recipe here is that I omit the orange zest and it is a genuinely delicious cookies especially for the holidays! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
03/21/2005
This is the worst recipe I've ever baked. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/19/2005
I disagree with the first reviewer...this is one of our Christmas tradition cookies and is a favorite to all who try it! The only change I have made to the recipe here is that I omit the orange zest and it is a genuinely delicious cookies especially for the holidays! Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
03/21/2005
This is the worst recipe I've ever baked. Read More
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