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Cranberry and Date Roll Ups

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Servings: 15


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 lb cream cheese
  • 2 cups sifted all purpose flour
  • garnish confectioner's sugar
  • pitted dates
  • cranberries


Preheat oven to 375 °F.

Cream butter and cream cheese together. Blend in the flour and the salt, to taste. Chill for several hours until firm enough to roll out. Roll mixture to 1/4-inch thick on a cutting board generously sprinkled with confectioner’s sugar. Cut dough into 1 by 3-inch pieces with a pastry wheel. Put dates and/or cranberries on the bottom of each strip and roll up. Place fold side down on a sheet tray.

Place in oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown. Sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar to serve.