Date pinwheel cookies (100 yr-old recipe)

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Butter
½ cup Margarine
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Brown sugar
2 \N Eggs
1 teaspoon Baking soda
3¾ cup All purpose flour
1 pounds Dates
½ cup Sugar
1 cup Water
½ cup Chopped walnuts


Mix dough ingredients well and make into three balls. Filling:Combine ingredients in 2 quart saucepan and boil until dates are very soft.

Mix well and cool. Cookies:Roll each ball of dough between wax paper to about ¼ inch thickness. Spread with date filling and roll as a jelly roll. Chill about 1 hour. Slice and bake at 375~ for 10 to 15 minutes. This recipe is nearly 100 years old. These cookies are great at Christmas time.

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