Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 12 pecan or walnut halves

  2. 24 pitted whole dates

  3. 2 tablespoons butter (no substitutes), softened

  4. 1/3 cup packed brown sugar

  5. 1 egg yolk

  6. 3/4 cup all-purpose flour

  7. 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

  8. 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

  9. 1/3 cup sour cream


  11. 2 tablespoons butter (no substitutes)

  12. 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar

  13. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  14. 1 1/2 teaspoons milk

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cut pecan or walnut halves lengthwise; stuff into dates and set aside. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Beat in egg yolk. Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. Stir in stuffed dates. Drop by tablespoonfuls with one date per cookie, onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F for 7-9 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks. In a saucepan, cook butter over medium heat until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Gradually stir in sugar, vanilla and milk. Frost cookies.


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