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Date Filled Sandwich Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened (No Substitutes)
  Packed brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped dates 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in vanilla.
Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture.
Refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in thickness.
Cut with a 2-1/2-in cookie cutter dipped in flour.
Place 1 in apart on greased baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
In a saucepan, combine filling ingredients.
Cook over medium heat for 3 minutes or until thickened and bubbly.
Cool to room temperature.
Spread on the bottom of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Date
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6682 Calories from Fat 1741

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 198 g304.8%

Saturated Fat 119.5 g597.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 906.8 mg302.3%

Sodium 2070.8 mg86.3%

Total Carbohydrates 1198 g399.2%

Dietary Fiber 40.3 g161.2%

Sugars 817.4 g

Protein 69 g137.9%

Vitamin A 122.9% Vitamin C 2.4%

Calcium 105.7% Iron 164.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Date Filled Sandwich Cookies Recipe