Filled Cookies Recipe

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Filled Cookies

Bonnie Sproul

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@seabreezy

This was my grandmother's recipe that she made for the hollidays. It's a family favorite. It takes a little time to assemble but worth it.


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Ingredients

1 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 c
shortening
2
eggs
1/2 c
milk
3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vanilla
opt. pinch
nutmeg or cinnamon
1 lb
raisins
1 lb
dates, pitted
1 c
granulated sugar
1 c
water
1 c
finely diced walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make the cookie dough and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
2
Filling: Grind the raisins and dates and add to sugar and water and bring to a boil then reduce heat to simmer and cook until thickened, stiring frequently.
3
Stir in nuts after mixture is cooked.
4
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
5
Roll out cookie dough on floured table and cut into circles about 3-31/2".
6
Put a generous teaspoon of the filling in the center of one of the circles and cover with another circle. Seal cookies by using a fork around the cookie.
7
Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy