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Date Filled Cookies Recipe

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

Janice Parrish
Added: Thursday, June 15, 2006


1/3 C shortening
1 C sugar
1 egg
1/2 C milk
1 tsp vanilla
3 1/2 C flour
1/2 tsp salt
4 tsp baking powder
2 tsp flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup dates

Cream shortening, add sugar, egg, milk and vanilla. Add 3 1/2 C flour, salt and baking powder sifted together. Roll out then and cut with cookie cutter. Place 1 tsp filling on each cookie and cover with another cookie. Press edges together.
Cook 2 tsp flour, 1/2 cup sugar, raisins and dates together until thick. Add 1/2 cup water.

Bake at 350 10 to 12 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is Grandma Mary Hanko's recipe.




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