Frosted Date Creams

Satisfy your need for homemade cookies with moist and chewy, fruit- and nut-packed, frosted cookies. Mmm.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

Cookies

1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup sour cream
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon baking powder
1
package (8 ounces) chopped dates
1/2
cup chopped nuts

Vanilla Frosting

1/2
cup butter or margarine
3
cups powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
to 4 tablespoons hot water

  • 1 Heat oven to 400ºF. Lightly grease cookie sheet. In large bowl, beat 1/4 cup butter, the brown sugar, sour cream, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and the egg with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and baking powder. Stir in dates and nuts.
  • 2 Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet. Bake about 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter over low heat. Stir in powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla until blended. Stir in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until frosting is smooth and spreadable. Spread cooled cookies with Vanilla Frosting.

Expert Tips

Use Betty Crocker® frosting for the homemade frosting.

Top each cookie with a pecan or walnut half.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
105
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.