Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
Mix thoroughly butter, sugar, vanilla and a few drops of food coloring. Work in flour and salt until dough holds together. If dough is dry, add 1 to 2 tablespoons light cream.
Mold dough by tablespoons around date, nut, cherry or few chocolate pieces. Place cookies about 1-inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set but not brown.
Mix 1 cup confectioners sugar, 2 1/2 tablespoons light cream or 1 1/2 tablespoons milk, and 1 teaspoon vanilla until smooth. Food coloring if desired.
For chocolate icing, increase light cream to 3 tablespoons or milk to 2 tablespoons and stir in 1 ounce melted unsweetened chocolate.
Dates, nuts, semisweet chocolate pieces, candied or maraschino cherries.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (19g)|
|Recipe Makes: 25 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 67 (66%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 7.4g||10 %|
|Saturated Fat 4.7g||23 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1.9g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.3g|
|Cholesterol 19.5mg||6 %|
|Sodium 64.2mg||2 %|
|Potassium 10.9mg||0 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 7.6g||2 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.2g||1 %|
|Sugars, other 7.4g|
|Protein 0.8g||1 %|
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Calories per serving: 101
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