Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Stuffed Date and Nut Cookies

24 walnut or pecan halves
24 whole dates, pitted
1/4 cup softened butter
2/3 cup light brown sugar
2 egg yolks
1/2 cup baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1-1/2 cup flour
2/3 cup sour cream

  1. Stick a nut in each date. Set aside.
  2. Combine the baking soda, baking powder and flour. Mix, set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and brown sugar until light & fluffy.
  4. Add the egg yolk and beat well.
  5. Alternate the sour cream and flour mixture.
  6. Refrigerate cookie dough for about 30 minutes.
  7. Preheat oven to 375◦
  8. Wrap some cookie dough around each stuffed date and place on a greased cookie sheet.
  9. Drop cookie dough on a greased cookie sheet
  10. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until a a light golden brown.

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