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Date Orange Pinwheels

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Ingredients
  Finely chopped pitted dates 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Whole Dates)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Finely shredded orange peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Basic danish dough 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1/4 Recipe)
  Vanilla icing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In saucepan combine dates, sugar, orange peel, juice, and dash salt.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring once or twice.
Cool.
Stir in vanilla.
Roll dough on lightly floured surface to 9-inch square.
Spread with filling.
Roll up jelly-roll fashion; moisten and press edge to seal.
Slice into nine 1-inch-thick rolls.
Place cut side down on ungreased baking sheet; press down lightly with fingers to form 2 1/2-inch rounds.
Cover, let rise in warm place till almost double (25 to 30 minutes).
Bake in 425°F oven for 9 to 10 minutes.
Cool on rack; frost with Vanilla Icing

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date

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