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Date Filled Quickies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Irene Klein
Added: Friday, November 16, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. dates chopped
1/2 c. white sugar
1/2 c. water
1 1/2 c. brown sugar
1 c. butter melted
3 eggs beaten
3 1/2 c. flour
1/2 tsp. soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. allspice
1/4 tsp. cloves
1/2 walnuts chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400
Prepare filling:
Mix together the dates, white sugar and water. Cook in a sauce pan on medium heat until it begins to thicken. Stir occasionally. Turn the heat to low while you prepare the following dough:
Cream Together the brown sugar and melted butter. Add the three eggs. Sift together the flour, soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves and then slowly add to the above mixture stirring until well mixed. Add the chopped walnuts. Drop the dough the size of a level tablespoon on a cookie sheet and with the back of a spoon dipped in cold water, press down on each cookie. Fill the indentation with 1 tsp. of the date filling. Cover cookie with 1/2 tsp. of cookie dough and top with half of a walnut. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 dozen large cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We liked them real well when I made them before Christmas.

 

 

 

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