Frosted Date Creams

Frosted Date Creams

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

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

1:45

Hr:Mins

Makes

 

About 4 dozen cookies

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.
Makes About 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time Saver
Use Betty Crocker® frosting for the homemade frosting.
Special Touch
Top each cookie with a pecan or walnut half.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 105
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 45mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.