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Refrigerator Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies Recipe

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1 cup shortening
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
tsp. baking soda
tsp. salt
4 cups flour
2 cups pitted dates about 1 lb. cut in pieces
1 cup sugar
1 scant cup water
1 cup pecans, chopped

Cream shortening and sugars together until fluffy; add egg and vanilla; mix until well combined. Sift together dry ingredients and add to the creamed mixture; mix well. Chill 1 hour.

Make date nut filling by combining dates, sugar and water in saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring often. Add nuts. Cool. Divide dough into 2 balls. Roll out each ball into a -inch thick rectangle. Place the date nut filling over the dough. Roll up jellyroll style. Chill well. Slice cookies -inch thick; place on lightly greased cookie sheet.

Bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes or until evenly browned.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from Arvilla Wilson, Linda's co-worker when she worked at the University of Nebraska Statistical Lab on east campus.




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