nutmeg or cinnamon
Make the cookie dough and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
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.
Stir in nuts after mixture is cooked.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Roll out cookie dough on floured table and cut into circles about 3-31/2".
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.
Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until browned.