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Refrigerator Cookies Recipe


1/2 c Butter or Margarine
1 Egg
2 ts Vanilla
1 ts Baking powder
ds Salt
1 c Flour
1 c Dates, unsugared, chopped
1 c Coconut, shredded
1 c Walnuts or Pecans

Cream butter, egg and vanilla until mixed and fluffy. Beat in dry
ingredients gradually mixing well after each addition. Mix in dates,
coconut and 1/ c of the nuts. Form dough into two 1-1/2 inch logs.
Roll logs into remaining nuts (1/4 c each). Wrap in waxed paper and
chill (or freeze) until firm enough to slice. Preheat oven to 350
degrees. Slice cookies 1/4 inch thick and place on a nonstick cookie
sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes until light golden brown. Cool on wire