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Oatmeal Date Cookies that are chewy and soft in the center but crispy on the edges! The perfect oatmeal cookie filled with chewy dates and crunchy pecans. You will love adding these to your holiday baking list! AD
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5 from 27 votes

Soft & Chewy Oatmeal Date Cookies

Oatmeal Date Cookies that are chewy and soft in the center but crispy on the edges! The perfect oatmeal cookie filled with chewy dates and crunchy pecans.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time33 mins
Course: Dessert
Author: Jenn

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups diced Sunsweet Dates
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300ºF.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, soda, salt and oats. Mix with a wire whisk and set aside.
  • In an electric mixer bowl, combine sugars and mix to combine. Add in butter and blend until a creamy, grainy paste.
  • Scrape down sides of bowl then add honey, vanilla and eggs. Mix at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add the flour mixture, dates and pecans and blend at low speed until just combined. Don't overmix!
  • Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 18-22 minutes or until cookies are light golden brown. Immediately transfer cookies with a spatula to a cooling rack. Eat and enjoy!

Notes

*recipe adapted from Mrs. Field's Best Ever Cookie Book