Frosted date balls

Yield: 3 dozen

Measure Ingredient
1¼ cup Flour, all-purpose
¼ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Butter (or marg.); softened
⅓ cup Sugar, powdered; sifted
1 tablespoon Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
⅔ cup Dates; chopped
½ cup Nuts; chopped
\N \N Sugar, powdered

Combine flour and salt. Cream butter until smooth; add ⅓ cup powdered sugar gradually, beating well. Add milk and vanilla, and stir in flour mixture. Add dates and nuts; mix well.

Roll into 1-inch balls and place about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 300 degrees about 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Roll date balls in powdered sugar while warm.

SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, sometime in the 1970s. Typos by Nancy Coleman.

Submitted By NANCY COLEMAN On 04-25-95

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