Cooking Recipes Catalogue

This cookie is chocolatey, chewy and sweet.

INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):


  • In small cup, cover chopped dates with boiling water and let soak for 10 - 15 minutes. (If necessary, add additional boiling water to cover.) Drain liquid and discard.
  • Combine flour, cocoa and baking powder and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in dates and beat in vanilla extract. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Fold in cornflakes.
  • Break off pieces of dough (walnut sized). Roll into balls and place 1-1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 - 15 minutes or until firm. Cool on wire racks.