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Date Orange Filled Cookies

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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5807 Calories from Fat 1854

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 210 g323%

Saturated Fat 51.9 g259.6%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1879.9 mg78.3%

Total Carbohydrates 975 g325.1%

Dietary Fiber 35.2 g140.9%

Sugars 586.5 g

Protein 50 g100.3%

Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 167.3%

Calcium 93.8% Iron 204.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Date Orange Filled Cookies Recipe