"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Filled Ice Box Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Filled Ice Box Cookies, by , is from Jeannette and Friends , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Henrietta Daisey
Added: Friday, July 4, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg. cut dates
3/4 c. sugar
3/4 c. water
1/2 c. chopped nuts
1 c. Crisco
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. granulated sugar
3 eggs
4 c. flour
1/2 t, salt
1 t. baking soda
1 t. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400.
Combine dates, 3/4 c. sugar, and 3/4 c. water.Cook until thick. Add chopped nuts. Cool.
Cream together Crisco, brown sugar, granulated sugar.
Add 3 eggs and beat thoroughly.
Sift together flour, salt, baking soda. Add to mixture. Add vanilla. Beat until smooth and firm. Divide into 2-3 parts.

Roll out between sheets of waxed paper to 1/2 inch thickness. Lift one side of paper off dough, spread with date mixture. Re-roll and refrigerate until firm. Slice thinly. Bake on greased cookie sheet 10-12 minutes until lightly browned. My family loves these!
Suggestion: I freeze the dough until ready to bake.

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