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       Title: Date Drops 2
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 24 servings
  
   1 1/4 c  Flour
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Baking soda
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/4 c  Vegetable shortening
     1/4 c  Light brown sugar; packed
       1 lg Egg
     1/2 c  Sour cream
       1 lb Dates; pitted and chopped
     1/2 c  Walnuts
  
   Recipe by: 1001 Cookies
   Preparation Time: 40:0
   Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
   
   Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.  In a large bowl,
   cream the vegetable shortening and brown sugar.  Beat in the egg and sour
   cream.  Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.  Fold in the dates.
   
   Drop the dough by spoonfuls 1 1/2 inches apart onto the prepared baking
   sheets.  Press a walnut into the center of each cookie.  Bake for 8 to 10
   minutes, until lightly colored.  Transfer to wire rack to cool.
  
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