Chewy Date Pinwheels

Janice Curtis

By
@ladybugjanice

These take a while to make but worth the making, i have been making these for years and all the family and friends love them.


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Serves:

about 4 dozen.

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
2 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
sugar
3
eggs
4 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon

FILLING

1 1/2 c
chopped dates
1 c
sugar
1 c
water
1/2 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan, combine the dates, sugar and water. Cook and
stir over medium heat for 7-9 minutes or until thickened. Stir in
nuts; set aside to cool.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add
eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the
flour, soda, salt and cinnamon; gradually add to creamed mixture and
mix well. Divide dough in half.
On a floured surface, roll out one portion of dough into a 1/4-in.
thick rectangle. Spread with half of filling. Roll up jelly-roll
style, starting with a long side. Repeat with remaining dough and filling.
2
Wrap each roll in plastic wrap;
refrigerate overnight.

Unwrap dough; cut into 1/2-in. slices.
3
Place 2 in. apart on greased
baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 12-14 minutes. Remove to wire
racks to cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American