Date Cookies

posted by Liz 08-22-99 1:19 PM

Date Cookies
Recipe By : Lillian Holmberg Munderloh
Serving Size : 72 Preparation Time:
Categories : Cookies
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup shortening
3 eggs
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pound pitted dates
1 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar

Mix first 7 ingredients to make dough.

To make filling mix dates, nuts, water and sugar in saucepan. Cook 10 minutes and let cool.

Divide dough into 3 parts. Roll each section out and spread with 1/3 of filling. Roll like jelly roll. Let stand overnight.

Slice and bake at 350.

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