Date Drop Cookies II


"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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servings 152 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 152 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.2 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 24g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 69 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Lightly grease two baking sheets.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and set aside.
  3. 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.
  4. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 1-1/2 inches apart onto baking sheets. Press a walnut half into the center of each cookie.
  5. Bake for 8-10 minutes until lightly colored. Cool cookies on wire racks.



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.