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Stuffed Date Drops

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Category: Cookies, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Pitted dates
  • 1/4 lb Pecan halves
  • 1/4 c Shortening
  • 3/4 c Brown sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 1/4 c Flour
  • 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Sour cream
  • 1/2 c Butter or margarine
  • 3 c Sifted powdered sugar
  • 3/4 ts Vanilla
  • 2 tb Water (more if needed)


Stuff dates with pecan halves. Preheat electric oven to 400 F. Grease
baking sheets. In small bowl of electric mixer, cream shortening and brown
sugar. Beat in egg. Sift flour with baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Add alternately with sour cream to creamed mixture. Dip each date into
creamed mixture to cover evenly. Place on prepared baking sheets and bake
for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool. In small saucepan, melt butter to brown lightly;
cool. In a small bowl of electric mixer, beat butter with powdered sugar
and vanilla. Slowly beat in water until frosting is of spreading
consistency; spread on cookies. Makes 6 dozen cookies.

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