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Slice 'n Serve Cookies

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Category: Cookies, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Dates; cut fine
  • 1 tb Flour
  • 2/3 c Pillsbury's Best All Purpose
  • -Flour*, sifted
  • 1/2 ts Double-acting baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 1/2 ts French's Vanilla
  • 1/2 c Funsten's Pecans; chopped
  • -fine
  • 20 Maraschino cherries
  • Confectioners' sugar
  • 1 c Funsten's Pecans; chopped
  • -fine
  • ---Butter Frosting---
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 1 1/4 c Confectioners' sugar; sifted
  • 3 ts Cream
  • 1/4 ts French's Vanilla


BAKE at 325 degrees for 25 to 35 minutes. MAKES about 3 dozen. Cot dates
with 1 tablespoon flour. Sift together 2/3 cup flour, baking powder, and
salt. Set aside. Beat eggs until foamy. Gradually add 3/4 cup sugar,
beating constantly until thick and ivory colored. Blend in Vanilla. Fold in
the dry ingredients gently but thoroughly. Then fold in 1/2 cup pecans,
chopped fine, and the dates. Spread in 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1-inch jelly roll
pan lined with waxed paper, greased generously and floured lightly. Drain
maraschino cherries. Arrange 10 cherries across each end of batter about
1/2 inch from edge of pan. Bake in slow oven (325 degrees) 25 to 35
minutes. Turn out hot cake onto waxed paper sprinkled with confectioners'
sugar. Remove paper, trim edges of cake and cut crosswise into two 11 x 7
1/2 - -inch rectangles. Roll each rectangle tightly begining with the
cherry end. Wrap in waxed paper and cool. Spread cooled rolls thinly with
Frosting and roll in 1 cup pecans, chopped fine. Chill. To serve, cut in
1/2-inch slices. *For use with Pillsbury's Best Self-Rising Flour, omit
baking powder and salt. Butter Frosting: Cream 2 tablespoons butter. Blend
in 1 1/4 cups sifted confectioners' sugar alternately with 3 to 4 teaspoons
cream. Add 1/4 teaspoons French's Vanilla.

NOTES : "Senior Winner in Pillsbury's 5th Grand National Recipe and Baking
Contest by Mrs. Clyde Brethorat, Lodi, Wisconsin. Adapted by Ann

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