Esther's date filled cookies

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Box light brown sugar
1 cup Shortening
4 \N Eggs
1½ teaspoon Salt
4 cups Flour
2 teaspoons Soda
2 teaspoons Baking powder
1 large Package dates; chopped
1½ cup Sugar
1¼ cup Water
2 teaspoons Lemon juice
1 pinch Salt
1 cup Nuts; chopped


Cream sugar and shortening together. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Stir in remaining ingredients. Mix well. Roll in balls; place on greased cookie sheet and flatten very thin with a glass. Place teaspoon of filling (see below) on one cookie and place another cookie on top.

Bake at 350F for 8 minutes.


Cook dates, sugar and water until thick. Add lemon juice and salt. Stir in nuts. Cool filling. Put two cookies together with this filling.

Yields about 50 cookies.

Recipe by: Esther Guyer

Posted to TNT Recipes Digest by "Art Guyer" <ThePoint@...> on May 01, 1998

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