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Date Cookies

Whether for the holidays or just a random Tuesday, everyone loves cookies like Grandma made, with Musselman’s Apple Butter.

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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup dates, chopped
  • 1 cup MUSSELMAN’S® Apple Butter


  1. Step 1
    Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease cookie sheets.

  2. Step 2
    In a medium bowl combine the flour, salt, baking soda, cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Set aside.

  3. Step 3
    In a large bowl cream together with a mixer the butter and sugar. Add in the egg and dates.

  4. Step 4
    Add the dry ingredients to the wet, alternatingly in the apple butter until combined.

  5. Step 5
    Drop by a teaspoon or cookie scoop, 2 inches apart, on the cookie sheet. Bake for 12 minutes or until the edges are brown.

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