Oatmeal - Date Cookies

1 1/2 cup oat bran
3/4 cup margarine or butter
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup firmly packed brown         sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp orange zest
1 cup oatmeal

1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1- 8 oz package chopped pitted         dates

1 cup chopped walnuts

In a large mixing bowl beat margarine or butter for about 30 seconds or until softened.

Add about half the all-purpose flour to the margarine. Then add sugar, brown sugar, eggs, orange zest, baking soda, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Beat until thoroughly combined.

Beat or stir in oat bran, remaining all-purpose flour, and oatmeal.

Stir in dates and walnuts.

Drop by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake at 375 F for 8-10 minutes.

Remove from oven and let sit 1-2 minutes before removing cookies and cool on wire racks

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