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Filled Ice Box Cookies Recipe

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

Mary Ann Van Allen


1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup shortening
3 eggs
4 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla

Cream sugars and shortening. Add eggs and vanilla.
Combine flour, baking soda and salt and add to mixture.
Roll out dough to 11/2 " thickness and spread with the following filling:
1 cup or 1 lb. dates, cut in pieces.
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
Combine the above ingredients and cook until tender and fairly thick. Set aside to cool before using. Spread on cookie dough and roll up like a jelly roll. Wrap in plastic wrap. Set in a cool place overnight. Cut in thin slices and bake at 350.




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