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Ritz Cracker Cookies Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. (8 oz. pkg.) dates, cut fine
1 c. chopped nuts
1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk (Eagle Brand)
1/2 tsp. vanilla
Ritz crackers, approx. 50

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
2 c. powdered sugar
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 tsp. vanilla
Milk, to thin to desired consistency
Few drop yellow food coloring (opt.)

Directions:
Directions:
Combine milk and dates in top of double boiler. Cook over hot water until creamy, but not too thick. Add chopped nuts and vanilla, stirring until well blended. Spread about 1 teaspoon of filling onto each crackers, keeping filling warm for easier spreading. Bake at 300 to 325 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Frost with cream cheese frosting and decorate with pecans or maraschino cherries if desired. These freeze well.

 

 

 

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