This recipe for Grandma J's Date Filled Cookies, by Shirley and Rick, is from The Bolme Family Cookbook 2006,
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Shirley and Rick Added: Saturday, January 14, 2006
1 c. sugar ½ c. margarine ½ c. crisco ½ c.milk 3½ c. flour ½ tsp. salt 2 level tsp. cream of tartar 1 egg 1 level tsp. soda 1 tsp. vanilla
½ c. water ½ c. sugar 1 tsp. lemon juice 1 c. chopped dates
Mix up dough ingredients. Then cook water, sugar, and dates until thick. Add lemon juice. Cool
Roll out dough. Grandma would cut 2 circles of dough, then put a dab of filling on one circle and cover it with the other circle, and pinch the two together all the way around. Bake at 350º for 10-12 minutes.
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