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                             STUFFED DATE DROPS
 
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 Serving Size  : 72   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    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.
   
   Reprinted with permission from:
   The Electric Kitchen & Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.
   
   [Meal-Master compatible format by Karen Mintzias]
  
 
 
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