Lisa's Pieces


Yields: 8 dozen


  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup dates, chopped
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ cup strong coffee
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 ½ cups flour


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter, semi-sweet chocolate chips, and coffee together. Add the chopped dates and set the bowl aside. Mix together the sugar, eggs, vanilla, baking soda, and salt. Mix thoroughly. Add the melted mixture along with the chopped nuts and milk chocolate chips. Add the flour in half cup increments, mixing well with each addition.Let the dough rest for about 10 minutes. Drop by teaspoons on a greased cookie sheet. Flatten the dough slightly and bake for 10-12 minutes.