My Aunt Jane's Date Cookies

Total Time
45mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
15 mins

My mom gave me this recipe, which has been passed down from my aunt Jane.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Filling:.
  2. Break up dates, cover with water, add 2 tespoons of lemon juice. Boil for 2 minutes. Add dates to cookie, fold cookie in half. Press edge with fork.
  3. Cream butter and sugar together well.
  4. Slowly mix in milk.
  5. Use a wooden spoon Mix all Dry ingredients together.
  6. Now slowly add to wet batter.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Roll out the dough to about 1/8 inch thick.
  9. Cut into 3 inch diameter round, the top of the large mayonnaise jar works well.
  10. Put on each round circle 1 tablespoon of dates, or how much you like.
  11. Bake on ungreased bake sheet.
  12. Bake at 350 for 8 - 10 minutes.
Most Helpful

5 5

These cookies are delicious. They are crisp, tender, buttery and oh so flavorful. I loved the date filling, it was sweet, smooth and tangy. They are definitely worth the extra effort. Thanks for sharing a recipe that I will be making again.

4 5

Great tasting cookies.