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Lemon Glazed Date Sticks

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Date

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