Date Filled Sandwich Cookies

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Sep. 16, 2011


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)


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
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 6682Calories from Fat 1741

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 198 g304.6%

Saturated Fat 119 g595%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2070 mg86.25%

Total Carbohydrates 1198 g399.3%

Dietary Fiber 40 g160%

Sugars 817 g

Protein 69 g138%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet