Maple Date Cookies

Maple Date Cookies Recipe:

1. Cream the sugar and the butter in a mixing bowl

2. Add the 3 eggs and mix well

3. Add the sifted flour and baking powder alternately with the hot water

4. Add the walnuts and the dates to the bowl and mix well

5. Drop the batter by teaspoons onto a buttered baking dish

6. Bake the cookies in a moderately hot oven of 375F (190C) for about 15minutes or until they are golden

List of ingredients required:

1 and 1/2 cups shaved maple sugar
1 cup butter
3 eggs, lightly beaten
3 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon sifted baking powder
1/2 cup hot water with 1 teaspoon of soda dissolved in it
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 and 1/2 cups chopped, pitted dates