Butter, 1 cup,

Sugar, 1/2 cup,

Eggs, 3,

Flour, 3 1/2 cups,

Ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon,

Nut-meats, 1 cup,

Dates, 1 pound.

Mix the butter, sugar, and eggs, and beat all to a cream; add the spices, flour, nut-meats, and dates cut fine, and bake on buttered tins.