Date-Filled Oatmeal Cookies
|Shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Self rising flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Quick cooking oats||2 Cup (32 tbs), uncooked|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Date filling||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Cream shortening, gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add flour alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour.
Stir in oats and vanilla, mixing well.
Roll cookie dough to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.
Cut with a 2-inch round cutter, and place half of cookies on a greased cookie sheet.
Place about 1 teaspoon Date Filling on each cookie on the cookie sheet, top with another cookie.
Press edges together with a fork.
Combine cinnamon and 1 tablespoon sugar; sprinkle on top of cookies.
Bake at 350Â° for 12 to 14 minutes.
Cool on wire racks.
Calories 1298 Calories from Fat 494
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 56 g86.4%
Saturated Fat 13.6 g67.8%
Trans Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1044.4 mg43.5%
Total Carbohydrates 191 g63.6%
Dietary Fiber 12.5 g49.9%
Sugars 84.5 g
Protein 19 g38.1%
Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 0.34%
Calcium 23.3% Iron 28%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet