Date Pinwheel Swirl Cookies

malinda sargent

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@GREEKROSE2005

My moms recipe.I remember my mom making these when I was a kid, they took a long time to make but are worth every minute of it.


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Serves:

2-3 dozen

Ingredients

1 c
chopped pitted dates
1/2 c
water
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
chopped nuts
1 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
shortening
2
eggs well beaten
2 c
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
baking soda

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine dates, water, white sugar, and chopped nuts cook them until thick on a low heat.
2
In a separate bowl Cream the shortening, then brown sugar, gradually add the eggs.
3
Shift the flour, soda, salt then add to other ingradients.
4
Chill thoroughly then roll dough out to about 1/4 inch thick. Spread the filling roll into a jelly roll shape. chill overnight. cut into think slices bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies