Date-Sugar Cookies



2 1/2 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 72
Caloriesfromfat 34 %
Fat 2.7 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 11.3 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 41 mg
Calcium 3 mg


3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup stick margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
1/3 cup chopped pitted dates
Vegetable cooking spray


Cream sugar and margarine at medium speed of a mixer until fluffy (about 3 minutes). Add vanilla and egg; beat well. Combine flour, cornmeal, and baking soda; stir. Add to creamed mixture; beat well. Stir in pecans and dates.

Drop dough by level tablespoons onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes; let cool on pans 2 minutes. Remove from pans; let cool completely on wire racks.