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       Title: Date Drops 1
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 48 servings
   1 1/2 c  Flour
       1 ts Baking powder
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
     1/2 ts Ground cloves
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Vegetable shortening
       1 cn Sugar
       2 lg Egg
   1 1/2 c  Dates; pitted and chopped
       1 c  Walnuts
   Recipe by: 1001 Cookies Preparation Time: 30:0 Preheat oven to 350
   degrees.  Combine the flour, baking powder, spices, and salt.  In a large
   bowl, cream the vegetable shortening and sugar.  Beat in the eggs one at a
   time.  Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.  Fold in the dates and
   Drop the dough by spoonfuls 1 1/2 inches apart onto ungreased baking
    Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly colored.  Transfer to wire racks
   to cool.