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Lemon Glazed Date Sticks

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  Sifted cake flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Double-acting baking powder 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 (Unbeaten)
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Hot water 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped pitted dates 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon glaze 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. Start heating oven to 325 °F.
2. Sift flour with baking powder and salt.
3. In large bowl, beat eggs well; gradually add sugar. Blend in melted butter and water. Stir in dates and nuts, then add flour mixture gradually, mixing thoroughly. Turn into 2 greased 8-by-8-by-2-inch baking pans.
4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes.
5. Cool in pans. Meanwhile, make Lemon Glaze. Spread top of cooled cookies thinly with glaze; then cut into about 48 small sticks.
Lemon glaze: In saucepan heat 3 tablespoons milk with 2 tablespoons butter or margarine. Stir into 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar until smooth. Blend in 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel and 3 tablespoons lemon juice.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3055 Calories from Fat 624

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 70 g107.9%

Saturated Fat 14.8 g74.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 455.2 mg151.7%

Sodium 1753.9 mg73.1%

Total Carbohydrates 591 g197%

Dietary Fiber 27.9 g111.6%

Sugars 430 g

Protein 41 g82%

Vitamin A 17.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 72.4% Iron 86.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Lemon Glazed Date Sticks Recipe