Lemon Glazed Date Sticks
|Sifted cake flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Double-acting baking powder||1 1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|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 Â°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.
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