Date Drop Cookies II

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

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

INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):


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