You are here: Home » Recipes » Date Cookies Date Cookies Recipe by American Profile Yield 75-100 servings Sugared dates and chopped walnuts make hearty, but sweet cookies PrintEmail "I received this recipe fom the late Dorothy Schwar, a member of my church in Emmaus, Pa. I'm thankful she shared her recipe with me. Every time I make these delicious cookies, I think of her." Ingredients 2 sticks margarine2 cups light brown sugar3 eggs1 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 10-ounce container diced sugared dates 10-ounce package chopped English walnuts Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Using an electric mixer, cream margarine. Add sugar, eggs, soda, salt, and flour and mix well. Stir in dates and walnuts. Drop by teaspoonsful on greased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Makes 75 to 100 cookies. Tips From Our Test Kitchen: This recipe makes four dozen large cookies or 100 bite-sized. Reserve some chopped dates and walnuts to place on top of each cookie before baking. This gives them a chunky and appetizing look. Marilyn Decker, Emmaus, Pa.