Stuffed Date Cookies

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This recipe is from my 1979 recipe collection and Aunt Cece.


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Serves:

makes 5 1/2 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

COOKIE:

1 lb
pitted dates (about 70)
3 oz
pecan or walnut halves
1/4 c
shortening (i use buttery crisco or margarine)
3/4 c
brown sugar
1
egg
1 1/4 c
flour,sifted
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
dairy sour cream

GOLDEN FROSTING:

1/2 c
butter or margarine
3 c
powdered sugar, sifted
1 tsp
vanilla
3 Tbsp
water or milk
1/2 tsp
corn syrup (i use karo)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cookies:
Stuff dates with nut halves, set aside.
Cream shortening and sugar until light and beat in egg. Sift flour, baking powder, soda and salt and add alternately with sour cream to creamed mixture. Stir in dates and drop onto greased cookie sheet (only one date per cookie). Bake at 400^ for 8-10 minutes. Cool and top with Golden Frosting.
2
Golden Frosting:
Lightly brown butter or margarine in a small saucepan. Remove from heat and gradually beat in powdered sugar, corn syrup and vanilla. Slowly add milk or water until frosting is of spreading consistency.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Hungarian