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Grandma Farrell's Date filled cookies Recipe

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Added: Saturday, December 6, 2008


Filling -
2 boxes of dates - chopped
2 cups raisins
1 cup chopped nuts
1 1/2 cup H2O

Dough -
2 cups Sugar
1 cup lard or butter
1 cup sour cream
1 tsp baking soda
6 cups flour
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla

Filling - Add & mix dates, raisins, nuts, & water in a saucepan. Simmer until soft then add sugar and cool.
Dough - Cream together sugar and butter, then add sour cream and mix. Add dry ingredients and mix together. Chill at least 2 hours. Roll out and cut into circle's. (Mom always used an old aluminum can) Put a spoonful of filling into middle of circle and cover with another circle of dough. Seal edges. May use your fingers dipped in milk.
Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are Dad Farrell's favorite cookies. His mother made these when he was growing up.




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