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My mother used to bake these cookies for a special occasion, Christmas or for weddings. This recipe has been in the family for 100 years and was passed down from my grandmother to my mother. Hope you enjoy it.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
15 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
48
Yield:
48 date cookies
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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease 2 baking sheets. In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

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  • Beat butter and sugar in a bowl until light and fluffy with an electric mixer set on medium speed. Add egg and vanilla extract to mixture and beat in. Mix in the flour mixture in 3 additions, alternating with cream. Mixture should form a thick batter.

  • One at a time, dip each date in the batter and place onto the prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake one sheet at a time in the center of the preheated oven until the batter is lightly browned, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

65 calories; protein 0.7g; carbohydrates 11.8g; fat 2.1g; cholesterol 9.4mg; sodium 46.8mg. Full Nutrition
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