1Combine all filling ingredients and cook in a small pot till thick, stirring constantly. Set aside to cool.
2Stir together, flour, cinnamon, cardamom, salt and baking soda. Cream together butter and brown sugar....add eggs, milk and vanilla. Add dry ingredients and mix well.
Drop dough by teaspoon full on an ungreased cookie sheet, flatten a little , place 1/2 tsp date mixture on top of dough followed by 1/2 tsp more dough Bake 350 for approx 15 mins