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Stuffed Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Keith

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
teaspoon vanilla
2 Tbsp milk

Fruit Filling
1 cup sugar
1 Tbsp flour
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped dates
2 Tbsp lemon juice
tsp grated lemon
cup water
pinch of salt

Directions:
Directions:
For fruit filling - Blend sugar and flour and combine with remaining ingredients in saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until well blended and thick. Boil for 3 minutes. Cool before using in cookies.

Cream shortening and sugar; add eggs. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together. Add milk and vanilla. Mix well; roll out dough 1/4 inch thick. Cut with a round cutter. Spoon 2 teaspoons filling on top of the circles and top each with another circle. Pinch edges together and cut slit in top. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 10-13 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I remember Grandma Mary bringing these cookies up for Christmas - They were delicious.

 

 

 

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