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Date Filled Cookies Recipe

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Charlotte and Ivan Dahl

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Charlotte Dahl
Added: Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. shortening
2 c. brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 tsp. soda in 1/2 c warm water
1/2 tsp. salt
4 c flour
1 small pkg dates
1/2 c. sugar
1 c. water
2 tsp. flour

Directions:
Directions:
Filling:
1 small package dates
1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons flour
Boil together - set aside

Dough:
1 cup shortening
2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 teaspoon soda
1/2 cup warm water
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 cups flour

Combine soda and water before adding to other ingredients. Mix all together.
Drop 1 teaspoon dough onto cookie sheet - top with dab of date filling - then another spoonful of dough on top.

Bake 350 for 8 - 10 minutes

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma Bessie's recipe. Mom used to make these for us when we were growing up and we loved them!
Jackie

 

 

 

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