1/2 Butter
1 Margarine
2 Egg
1 Vanilla
1 Baking Powder
1 Salt
1/4 Flour
1/4 Dates
1/4 Coconut


Cream butter, egg and vanilla until mixed and fluffy.
Beat in dry ingredients gradually mixing well after each addition.
Mix in dates, coconut and 1/2 cup of the nuts.
Form dough into two 1-1/2 inch logs.
roll logs into remaining nuts (1/4 cup each.
Wrap in waxed paper and chill (or freeze until firm enough to slice.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Slice cookies 1/4-inch thick and place on a nonstick cookie sheet.
bake 10-12 minutes until light golden brown.
cool on wire racks.,
2 cookies = 1 fat, 1/2 fruit, 1/4 bread, 95 calories.