"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Date, Fig & Raisin Filled cookies Recipe

5 stars - based on 1 vote
  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Date, Fig & Raisin Filled cookies, by , is from Anna Wilson Ball, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gold Medal Flour Recipe
Added: Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. soft shortening
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 tbsp. thick cream
2-1/2 c. flour
1/4 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. raisins cut up
2 c. figs
1/2 c. dates finely cutup
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. water
1 tbsp. lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
Mix shortening, sugar, and eggs thoroughly, stir in vanilla and cream. Sift together the flour, soda & salt, and add into egg mixture. Chill. Mix together raisins, figs, dates, 1/2 c sugar, water, and lemon juice. After dough is chilled, roll very thin (1/16"). Cut into 3 inch rounds or squares and place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Place a rounded teaspoonful of the filling mixture on the cut dough and fold over like a turnover, pressing edges together with a floured tine of fork or fingertips. Bake 8 - 10 minutes at 400 degrees until browned.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 6 dozen cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These were a favorite of my family

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

3361W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!