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       Title: Holiday Billy Goats
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 80 servings
       1 c  Butter or margarine
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
       3    Egg yolks
       1 ts Vanilla
   2 1/2 c  Flour
       1 ts Baking soda
     1/8 ts Salt
       1 ts Cinnamon
     1/4 ts Ground cloves
       2 tb Buttermilk
       4 c  Nuts; chopped
       1 lb Dates; chopped
   Recipe by: WILSON  BWVB02B
     Cream together the butter or margarine and sugar until fluffy. Add the
   egg yolks and vanilla and heat well for about 2 minutes. Sift together the
   flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves and add to the mixture. Add
   the milk and stir well. Now fold in the nuts and dates. Drop by the
   teaspoonful onto a cookie sheet.  Bake at 325 degrees for about 20 minutes.
   Yield:  Makes about 7 dozen.
   Source:  The Army, Navy, and Air Force Times Magazine, November 1978.