“Another for the Christmas platters. Thankfully found at The Old Farmer's Almanac. Make up the evening before & slice & cook the next morning. Delicious!”
READY IN:
8mins
YIELD:
8 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light.
  3. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla and blend in flour mixture.
  4. Beat in oats, dates, and nuts just until thoroughly blended. Shape into 4 logs about 7 inches long. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate until firm.
  5. Adjust rack to lower third of oven and preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  6. Slice each log into 1/8- to 1/4-inch-thick rounds, and place 1 inch apart onto parchment-lined baking sheets.
  7. Bake for about 8 minutes, or until cookies are set and light tan on the bottom. Cool on a wire rack.

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