Basic Cookies


1/2 cup 1 cup Butter
*1 1/2 3 Eggs (egg substitute)
1/2 tsp. 1 tsp. Baking soda
1/4 tsp. 1/2 tsp. Salt
1 1/2 cup 3 cups Flour
1/2 cup 1 cup Raisins**
1/2 cup 1 cup Coconut**
As desired as desired Nuts**
1/2 cup 1 cup Dates, ground, optional**
1/2 cup 1 cup Chocolate chips**
* Use equivalent amount to 1 1/2 eggs of egg substitute or 1egg plus 1 yolk or 1 white.
** These ingredients can be substituted with other things like chopped dried apricots or other dried fruit, various flavored chips, sesame seeds, omitted, or change amounts as desired.  Cocoa can also be added to make them chocolate.

To make a softer cookie, you can add applesauce or yogurt (2 Tbl. for 1/2 recipe or 1/4 cup for “Recipe”).
Sift together the flour, soda and salt.  Set aside.

Cream butter with the sugar. 

Add eggs. 

Blend in flour mixture.

Add raisins, chocolate chips, coconut, dates and nuts.


Drop off spoon or form into balls.

Bake at 350? on lightly greased cookie sheets until light brown.

Yield: Depends on how large you make them.
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