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Aunt Rose Date Filled Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eleanor Wark
Added: Monday, June 25, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Cup Brown Sugar
1 Cup Shortening
2 Eggs beaten,
1/2 tsp vanilla,
3 cups flour,
1 tsp baking powder,
1 tsp soda dissolved in 2 tbsp boiling water.

FILLING:
1 1/2 Cups Dates or Raisins.
2/3 Cup of Sugar
1 Cup Boiling Water.
Chopped nuts if desired

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together shortening and sugar, add eggs,flavoring and soda. Sift flour,baking powder, add gradually to the mixture and blend well. Chill dough before rolling out on a floured board. Roll thin and cut in circles, Place a spoonful of the filling on the cookie top with another cookie. Press the edges together. Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees.
To Make Filling Cook Mixture until thick and cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe came from my Aunt Rose Rapson, My mothers sister. She was a wonderful cook. I will be adding more of her recipes.

 

 

 

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