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Filled Ice Box Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Filled Ice Box Cookies, by , is from Jeannette and Friends , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Henrietta Daisey
Added: Friday, July 4, 2008


1 pkg. cut dates
3/4 c. sugar
3/4 c. water
1/2 c. chopped nuts
1 c. Crisco
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. granulated sugar
3 eggs
4 c. flour
1/2 t, salt
1 t. baking soda
1 t. vanilla

Preheat oven to 400.
Combine dates, 3/4 c. sugar, and 3/4 c. water.Cook until thick. Add chopped nuts. Cool.
Cream together Crisco, brown sugar, granulated sugar.
Add 3 eggs and beat thoroughly.
Sift together flour, salt, baking soda. Add to mixture. Add vanilla. Beat until smooth and firm. Divide into 2-3 parts.

Roll out between sheets of waxed paper to 1/2 inch thickness. Lift one side of paper off dough, spread with date mixture. Re-roll and refrigerate until firm. Slice thinly. Bake on greased cookie sheet 10-12 minutes until lightly browned. My family loves these!
Suggestion: I freeze the dough until ready to bake.

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