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Easy Date Walnut Cookies

easy date walnut cookies Dessert
Easy Date Walnut Cookies
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 36

Oatmeal and dates marry in a rich cookie-jar favorite. Make two batches if you want the cookie jar to stay full very long.

Updated October 14, 2013
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix

Ingredients

  • 1
    pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ oatmeal cookie mix
  • 1/2
    cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1
    egg
  • 1
    tablespoon water
  • 1
    package (8 oz) chopped dates
  • 3/4
    cup chopped walnuts
  • Powdered sugar, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir all ingredients until stiff dough forms.
  • 2
    Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3
    Bake 10 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

  • To use whole dates, snip dates into small pieces with scissors dipped into a glass of water.
  • To soften butter, microwave unwrapped butter in glass bowl or measuring cup uncovered on High 10 to 20 seconds.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
10g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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