Date Drop Cookies I


Delicious soft & chewy date drop cookies with walnuts. Easy to make and quick to eat!

3 dozen


  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 ½ cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda

  • 5 tablespoons milk

  • 2 cups dates, pitted and chopped

  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  2. Combine margarine or butter, salt, and vanilla; blend well. Add sugar and cream well. Beat eggs and blend into mixture.

  3. Sift flour with soda and add to the creamed mixture, alternately with the milk. Mix thoroughly.

  4. Stir in dates and nuts.

  5. Drop from teaspoon and flatten with glass covered with damp cloth. Sprinkle with sugar.

  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

332 Calories
14g Fat
48g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 332
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 265mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 172mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.