Hanley Family recipe collection, West Side Cookbook, 1945
4 tbsp. shortening (Crisco)
1/2 cup Sugar
2 eggs, well beaten
3/4 cup, Milk
2 cup, whole wheat flour
3 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3 cup dates, chopped
Cream shortening and sugar well, add eggs and milk.
Sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
Mix in chopped dates and add other ingredients.
Place paper liners in muffin pan and fill half-full with batter.
Bake at 425 for 12 to 15 minutes.
Makes one dozen muffins.