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Cocoa Date Oatmeal Cookies


When it comes to sweets, I definitely have a few favorites: dates, chocolate, and oat cookies. They are all combined in these utterly delicious Cocoa Date Oatmeal Cookies. My family did not really get a chance to try them. Apart from one or two I had them all.

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  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup regular rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2-3 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup date syrup (or regular honey)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup dried dates, chopped


Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 15mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C.) Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a bowl, combine flour, oats baking soda, salt and cocoa powder. Stir until well mixed. Set aside.

In another bowl, beat the egg lightly. Add butter, vanilla extract and honey/date syrup. Stir until well combined. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Stir in the chopped dates.

Drop heaped teaspoons of the batter onto the baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.

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