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Crispy Date Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients
  Dates 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

In saucepan, combine dates, the first 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the water, and the 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat, cover, and simmer about 5 minutes; stir frequently.
Add lemon juice; cool.
In mixer bowl, cream vegetable shortening, the remaining granulated sugar, and the brown sugar.
Add egg, milk, and vanilla; beat well.
Combine remaining ingredients; add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Chill at least 1 hour.
On lightly floured surface, roll out half the dough to 1/8 inch thickness; cut with 2 1/2 inch round cutter.
Transfer half the rounds to ungreased cookie sheet.
Top each with 2 teaspoons date mixture.
Top with remaining cookie rounds.
Press edges together with tip of teaspoon to seal.
Repeat with remaining half of dough.
Bake at 375° for 10 to 12 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday

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