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Frosted Date Cookies

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Frosted Date Cookies
  • Prep 55 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 24
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Add a sweet surprise to sugar cookie dough and top it with frosting.
By Angie McGowan
Updated Oct 12, 2012

Ingredients

Cookies

Frosting

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla

Garnish

  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Add dates; knead into dough with hands until well combined.
  • 2
    Reshape dough into 12-inch log. Using sharp knife, cut log into 24 (1/2-inch) slices. On ungreased cookie sheets, place slices 2 inches apart.
  • 3
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, at least 15 minutes.
  • 4
    In small bowl, stir together Frosting ingredients until smooth. Frost cookies. Garnish tops with sliced almonds.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Chopped walnuts, pecans or hazelnuts can also be added to this recipe.
  • tip 2
    For best results, run cookie sheet under cold tap water to cool before baking each batch.

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe
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