"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

Aunt Louise's Date Filled Brown Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Louise Allspach Richter
Added: Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cookie Dough-
1 c butter
1 c granulated sugar
1 c brown sugar
3 eggs
4 c flour
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
salt

Filling-
1 lb. seeded dates - chopped.
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c water
1 c chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Cookie Dough -
Mix in order given.
Roll out to 1/2 inch thick.
Spread with filling and roll.
Store in cool place until chillled.
Slice and bake @ 350 degrees for 10-12 min.

Filling -
Cook until a thick paste.
Add 1 c chopped nuts.
Cool filling.


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Approx. 3 dozen cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour or more
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe, given to me by Aunt Louise, is very similar to "Grandma Allspach's Overnight Cookies." This brown sugar cookie recipe can be made with or without the filling. The dough can be shaped in a roll and kept overnight. This is a must over the holidays. They are fun to make and the results are rewarding.

 

 

 

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