Butterscotch Date Cookies Recipe

Butterscotch Date Cookies Recipe


1/2 cup shortening

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 egg

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup sour cream

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup butterscotch chips

1 cup chopped dates

How to make it

In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add sour cream; beat just until combined. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in butterscotch chips and dates.

Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 8-12 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Remove to wire racks.
Yield: 2 dozen.