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“Luby's, a cafeteria chain here in Texas, serves these yummy muffins. The recipe was originally printed in the food section of the Houston Chronicle.”
12-14 muffins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl, combine dates and hot water. Let stand 10 minutes. Drain and discard water.Cover and refrigerate until cold.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Line 12 medium muffin cups with paper liners or lightly grease.
  4. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until creamy.
  5. Add water,pecans,eggs,baking soda, vanilla, and salt and mix until well blended.
  6. Add flour and mix until just moistened.
  7. Fold in cold dates and spoon into prepared muffin pans.
  8. Bake 20-25 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Let stand a few minutes before removing from pan.

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