- 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup commercial sour cream
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 3 cups quick-cooking oats, uncooked
- 1 cup chopped dates
Cream butter; gradually add sugar and honey, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. Stir in sour cream, blending well.
Combine flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, and ginger in a medium mixing bowl; add to creamed mixture. Stir in oats and dates, mixing well.
Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookies sheets. Bake at 375° for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool 5 minutes on cookies sheets before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Store in airtight containers.
Yield: about 8 dozen.