Date Muffins

         Yield: 12 Servings
Categories: Muffins, Vegetarian

1 c Cooking dates, chopped 1 c Boiling water 2 tb Vegetable oil/vegetable -- shortening 1 3/4 c All purpose white flour 1 ts Vanilla 1 ts Baking soda 1 c Brown sugar 1 1/2 ts Baking powder 1/2 ts Salt 1 c Walnuts, chopped Combine dates, water & oil or shortening. Let cool. Combine the baking soda with the flour & mix well. Add the brown sugar, baking powder, vanilla, salt & nuts to the date mixture. Mix well. Gently fold in the flour & baking soda mixture. If too dry, add a little more water. Bake in greased muffin pans at 325F for 25 minutes, or until cooked through. Posted by Mark Satterly in Intercook