Date Cookies


½ cup shortening
1 ½ cup brown sugar
1 cup sour cream (or 1 canned milk and 1 tsp vinegar)
2 ¾ flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 lb chopped dates and nuts


1/4 c (1/2 cube) butter
powdered sugar
3 Tbsp water
vanilla to taste

Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F. Mix cookie ingredients together, drop onto cookie sheet and bake.

To make frosting, brown butter, then beat in powdered sugar, water, and vanilla.

Source: Heather Hart

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