Date Drop Cookies II Recipe
- 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup shortening
- ¾ cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- ½ cup sour cream
- 2 ½ cups dates, pitted and chopped
- 1 cup walnut halves
step 1: Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Lightly grease two baking sheets.
step 2: Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and set aside.
step 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.
step 4: Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 1-1/2 inches apart onto baking sheets. Press a walnut half into the center of each cookie.
step 5: Bake for 8-10 minutes until lightly colored. Cool cookies on wire racks.