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These are so good and make great gifts in cookie tins.


  • These are so good and make great gifts in cookie tins
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 Tbs. vanilla
  • Few drops food color, if desired
  • 11/2 cups all-purpose flour*
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • Dates, nuts, semisweet chocolate chips, candied cherries or maraschino
  • cherries
  • Glaze or Chocolate Glaze (below)


  • Heat oven to 350.
  • Mix powdered sugar, margarine, vanilla and food color.
  • Work in flour and salt until dough holds together. (If dough is dry, mix in 1
  • to 2 tablespoons milk.) F
  • or each cookie, shape dough by tablespoonful
  • around date, nut, chocolate chip or cherry to form ball.
  • Place about 1" apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until set but not brown, 12-15 minutes; cool.
  • Dip tops of cookies into Glaze.
  • Decorate with coconut, nuts, colored sugar,
  • chocolate chips or chocolate shot, if desired. About 24 cookies.
  • *Do not use self-rising flour in this recipe.

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