Date Filled Cookies

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Sep. 14, 2011


Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Eggs 2
Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
All purpose flour 3 1/2 Cup (56 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Dates 1 Pound , chopped
Brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Walnuts 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chopped



1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar till fluffy, beat the eggs and vanilla into it until well blended

2. In a dry bowl, sift flour, salt and baking powder together and blend this mixture into the creamed mixture

3. Shape the dough into rolls an inch and a half in diameter, wrap them in wax paper and allow to chill for several hours

4. For the date filling, in a saucepan, mix together the dates, sugar and water and allow to boil; turn the heat down, simmer till thick, turn the heat off and cool; add walnuts to it

5. Cut the cookie dough into thin slices, place a teaspoon of filling in half of these slices and top with the rest of the slices, pressing the edge with a fork

6. Place them on a buttered cookie sheet and bake for ten minutes at 350°F


7. Serve as appropriate

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1007Calories from Fat 203

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 483 mg20.13%

Total Carbohydrates 197 g65.7%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 131 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet