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  1. cream the butter, egg and vanilla together in a large mixing bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Add the flour mixture a little at a time, to the creamed mixture, beating after each addition.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine the coconut, dates, orange peel, and ½ cup of the pecans.
  5. Stir into the cookie mixture.
  6. Divide the dough in half and form into two logs, approximately 1.½ inches in diameter.
  7. Place the remaining ½ cup of pecans on a piece of waxed paper. Roll the logs in the nuts.
  8. Wrap each log in waxed paper and chill for 1 hour.
  9. To bake, slice the logs into 1/8 inch rounds and place them on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  10. Bake at 350 °F for 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned.

Makes 5 dozen.