---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
       Title: No-Frost Chocolate Chip Cake
  Categories: Cheesecakes
       Yield: 1 servings
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 c  Chopped dates
       1 c  Plus 3 tb hot water
       1 c  Sugar
       1 c  Shortening
     1/2 ts Salt
       2    Eggs
       1 tb Vanilla
       2 c  Flour
       1 tb Cocoa
     1/2 c  Chocolate chips
     1/2 c  Chopped nuts
   Add the baking soda to the chopped dates.  Then pour the
   hot water over the dates.
   Cream the sugar and shortening.  Add date mixture.  Mix
   well.  Mix wet with dry ingredients.  Pour into pan and
   then sprinkle 1/2 cup chocolate chips and 1/2 cup chopped
   nuts on top.  Use a 9 x 13 pan and bake at 350 for 30 to
   40 minutes.JM.  Chris and Lew Hornsby <cookie@cdsnet.net>