Boston Cookies

Always one of my favorite cookies – my Grandma used to make these.

Boston Cookies
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Soft cookies with dates and walnuts
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 36
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups dates, cut up
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  1. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, and continue to beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla.
  2. Mix flour, baking powder and baking soda together. Gradually add to creamed mixture and stir until combined. Stir in dates and walnuts.
  3. Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F. for about 15 minutes.


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