MEDJOOL DATE OATMEAL COOKIES

This recipe will make (7) or (8) dozen cookies for the cookie-jar crowd!

  • 1 C Butter or Margarine
  • 1 C Brown Sugar, Firmly Packed
  • 1 C Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 C Sifted All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground Cloves
  • 3 C Rolled Oats
  • 1 C Chopped Medjool Dates

Cream butter or margarine and sugars until fluffy. Stir in vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir flour, salt, soda and spices together. Add to the mixture and mix well. Stir in oatmeal and Medjool Dates. Drop by teaspoonful about 2 inches apart on well-greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees 10 to 15 minutes. Let cool a few minutes before removing from the baking sheet.

Recipes provided by Bard Valley Medjool Date Growers Association