Preparation / Directions:
*do not use self-rising flour In this recipe.
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix powdered sugar, margarine, vanilla and few drops of food color. Stir in flour and salt until dough holds together. (If dough is dry, mix in 1 to 2 tablespoons milk.)For each cookie, shape dough by tablespoonful around date, nut, chocolate chips or cherry to form ball.
Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set but not brown; cool. Dip tops of cookies into Glaze. Decorate with coconut, nuts, colored sugar, chocolate chips or chocolate shot if desired.
GLAZE Mix powdered sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth. Tint with a few drops food color.CHOCOLATE GLAZEMix powdered sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth. Stir in chocolate.