date drops
Serves: 28
 
  • 125 grams unsalted butter
  • 120 grams brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 225 grams plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup (80 grams) rolled oats
  • 1 cup (80 grams) walnuts, chopped
  • 1 cup (125 grams) pitted dates, chopped
  1. Heat oven to 180 degrees celsius. Line a baking sheet with baking paper.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the butter and sugar, using electric beaters, until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs and milk and combine well.
  4. Sift together the flour and baking powder and add gradually.
  5. Add rolled oats, walnuts and dates and mix through using a large metal spoon.
  6. Drop spoonfuls onto the baking sheet leaving a couple of centimetres between each one.
  7. Bake 12 - 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  8. Cool on a wire rack.
Recipe by Villiers Brown at https://villiersbrown.com/date-cookies/