Date cookies topped with a walnut piece. A simple confectioners' sugar icing may be drizzled over the cooled cookies if desired.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
24
Yield:
1 - 2 dozen
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Lightly grease two baking sheets.

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  • Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and set aside.

  • In a large bowl, cream together shortening and brown sugar. Beat in the egg and the sour cream. Gradually blend in flour mixture. Fold in dates.

  • Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 1-1/2 inches apart onto baking sheets. Press a walnut half into the center of each cookie.

  • Bake for 8-10 minutes until lightly colored. Cool cookies on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

152 calories; protein 2.1g; carbohydrates 24g; fat 6.2g; cholesterol 9.9mg; sodium 68.5mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

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Rating: 5 stars
06/23/2020
made these today with my 3 year old grand daughter.. easy and very tasty and chewy..definitely make these again.. Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
12/29/2010
Not bad. These are tasty. The dates are great as a natural sweetener! However they are very very sticky. I recommend buying chopped dates. If you chop them yourself it's quite messy. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
12/29/2010
Not bad. These are tasty. The dates are great as a natural sweetener! However they are very very sticky. I recommend buying chopped dates. If you chop them yourself it's quite messy. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/22/2020
made these today with my 3 year old grand daughter.. easy and very tasty and chewy..definitely make these again.. Read More
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