Cape Breton Pork Pies
(Sydney River origin)
From Barbara Beall

1 Cup butter
4 Tablespoons icing sugar
2 Cups white flour
Pinch of nutmeg

Mix well and press into tiny muffin tins. 
Bake at 450 for 10 minutes. Cool

On the stovetop cook the following until smooth:

2 Cups chopped dates
1 1/2 Cup brown sugar
1 Cup water
1 Teaspoon lemon juice
1 Teaspoon white vinegar

Add a spoonful of the date mixture onto each shell and top with Maple flavour butter icing.