Mom's Cookies

Mom's Cookies

"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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Ingredients

servings 111 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 111 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 5.2 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 68 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

Directions

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  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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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.

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

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

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 succes...

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).

Excellent. Followed other reviewer's suggestion and added 2T of flour to the batter as it did seem pretty moist. We're very good.

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