Stuffed Date Drops
Butter or margarine
Sifted powdered sugar
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]