A moist not too sweet version of a figgy pudding but made with dates and minus the spices. You could try covering with buttered foil and steaming it for a even moister version. This can also be baked in a (28 ounce) can.
These are traditional hand-formed South Georgia biscuits as made by my family for generations. Unlike most recipes, these biscuits are formed entirely by hand, not rolled and cut. Once you master the technique, you can make them very quickly and will find the texture and appearance to be much better than rolled biscuits.
Serve these rustic noodles in place of mashed potatoes with a Thanksgiving dinner, or put them in a turkey carcass soup the day after the feast. Allow a minimum of two hours after cutting for these noodles to dry.