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                                DATE COOKIES
 
 Recipe By     : Faye Wilcher & Shirley Gibson
 Serving Size  : 48   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes, Cookies & Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         Ritz crackers
    1      cup           Eagle Brand Milk
    1      cup           dates -- chopped
    1      cup           nuts -- chopped
                         ***Icing***
    3      ounces        cream cheese
    1      stick         oleo
    1 1/2  cups          powdered sugar
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
 
 Mix dates and milk. Cook until thickened, stirring often. Add nuts. Spread on R
 itz crackers. Bake at 350 degrees for 7 minutes. Cool and ice with icing mix. 
 
 Makes about 4 dozen cookies.
 
 When I was transferred from the Main office to the PK branch of Graham Savings,
  one of the first phone calls I answered was from Faye Wilcher. We began a last
 ing friendship. The following Christmas, she brought me a batch of the above re
 cipe. I had tasted these at a Women’s Club meeting. Faye and I now have had a l
 ong and lasting friendship. We have laughed, cried, had lunch, attended Sunday 
 School and Club together and all because the recipe gave us something in common
 . Faye now lives in Lubbock but returns to PK as often as possible. Many things
  can happen when you have a good recipe.
 
 Faye Wilcher & Shirley Gibson
 Graham Savings
 
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 NOTES : “The Ritz”