Beat butter and sugars until fluffy. Beat in eggs, orange and lemon peel. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg. Beat into butter mixture until blended. Stir in raisins and dates. Drop by heaping tablespoon onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Spread slightly with back of spoon or fork. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-13 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Makes about 4 dozen.
From a collection of my mother's (Judy Hosey) recipe box which contained lots of her favorite recipes, clippings, etc. Downloaded from Glen's Mm