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Mom's Cookies Recipe

Mom's Cookies

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"This is one of my mom's favorite cookies that she made quite often. Mom had lots of family and friends over and they always had these cookies on hand with tea."

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Original recipe makes 3 to 4 dozen Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Cream together the shortening and the butter. Add the brown sugar and cream until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs until well blended.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves over the creamed mixture. Mix in then stir in the raisins, nuts and dates.
  4. Drop cookies onto ungreased baking sheets and bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.
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Oct 13, 2010

These are great cookies. I substituted butter for shortening. I took them to a woman's tea party and they were a hit. Thanks so much for the recipe.

 
Jul 19, 2010

BEST COOKIES EVER! TRY IT ONE ICE CREAM, IT IS THE BEST!

 

5 Ratings

Dec 10, 2010

Great cookies, they disappeared so quickly I will need to make some more.

 
Jun 18, 2011

These were a very tasty spice cookie. The only problem I had with this recipe was it was so soft and the cookies spread out too much. I added more flour to my remaining dough and then had success with the shape and texture. I would recommend these for anyone who likes a chewy and spicy cookie. They go very nicely with a cup of tea.

 
May 15, 2012

Good. Probably really good with tea. The dough was quite sticky so I stuck it in the fridge for a while. They turned out a little cake-like after I added a little extra flour (2T).

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 111 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 5.2 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 68 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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