Oatmeal Date Spice Cookies
1 (18.25-ounce) box classic yellow cake mix
12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) butter, melted
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 cup quick-cooking oats
1 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted
1 cup chopped dates
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Combine cake mix, melted butter, flour, eggs, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with a hand mixer for 1 minute, or until well blended.
Stir in oats, walnuts and dates.
Drop heaping tablespoons of dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet, spacing cookies 2 inches apart.
Bake for 10 minutes, or until edges begin to brown.
Cool cookies on cookie sheet for 5 minutes and then transfer cookies to a cooling rack or platter.
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Recipe courtesy Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Desserts, Miramax Books, 2003.