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Date Orange Filled Cookies

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Ingredients
  Dates 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange rind 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Corn flakes 2 Cup (32 tbs), crushed
Directions

Combine first four ingredients.
Cook over low heat until a soft paste is formed.
Let cool.
Mean while, cream shortening and brown sugar well.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together, and add alternately with water and vanilla to shortening mixture.
Stir in corn flakes.
Chill.
Roll dough 1/8 inch thick.
Cut with floured 2 1/2 to 3-inch cutter.
Put a teaspoon of filling on one round and place a second round on top, pressing edges together with fork.
Prick tops.
Bake on greased cooky sheet at 375F for about 20 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange

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