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Chinese Chews(Date Cookies)

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=893138

Ingredients

  1. 2 1/3 c. brown sugar
  2. 3 eggs
  3. 1 tsp. baking powder
  4. 1/2 tsp. salt
  5. 1 1/4 c. flour
  6. 1/2 lb. butter
  7. 1 1/2 c. chopped dates
  8. 2 c. chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs and beat.
  3. Sift dry ingredients; add to nuts and dates.
  4. Mix and bake at 325° for 25 to 30 minutes (one 9 x 12-inch pan and one 9 x 9-inch pan).
  5. Place pans on wet towel to cool.
  6. Cut into small squares.
  7. Roll into balls with greased hands; roll in powdered sugar.