|Source||Molly Hood, Friends of the UAPL (2008)|
|Prep time||1 hour, 10 minutes|
|Cooking time||1 hour, 20 minutes|
|Total time||2 hours, 30 minutes|
Cream margarine and sugar; add vanilla and mix. Stir in flour, pecans and dates. Make 4 clumps of dough and refrigerate 1-2 hours.
Preheat oven to 350º. Take out one clump of dough, roll into balls and bake on greased cookie sheets for 20 minutes. Remove and roll in powdered sugar. Repeat with remaining dough.