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Date Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Date Cookies, by , is from The Klein Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Martha Klein-Krein
Added: Saturday, April 5, 2008


1 c. lard or butter
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. soda in 1/3 c. hot water
1 tsp. baking powder
2 c. brown sugar
pinch of salt
4 c. flour

1 pkg. dates, cut up
1 c. sugar
1 s. water

Mix cookie dough together and cool.

In sauce pan bring the dates, sugar and water to a boil and cook until thick.

Roll out cookie dough and cut into rounds. Place 1 tsp. date filling in center of one and cover with another cookie round. Press edges to seal.

Bake in a 350 for 12 min. or until brown. Don't bake too dark.




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