Total Time
12mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 12 mins

I got this cookie recipe from a cookbook called America's favorite recipes. I don't know how long it takes to prepare the dough. The cooking time doesn't include the time it takes to thicken the filling. I live at a high altitude so cooking times may not be the same.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl cream the butter.
  2. At medium speed of mixer gradually add the 1 cup of brown sugar beating until light and fluffy.
  3. In another bowl combine oats, flour, soda, and salt; stirring well to combine ingredients.
  4. Alternatley add dry ingredients and buttermilk to creamed mixture.
  5. Beginning and ending with flour.
  6. Using a tablespoon drop dough onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake cookies at 350* for 12 to 15 minutes.
  8. Let cookie cool slightly before removing to wire racks to finish cooling.
  9. To make cookie filling combine chopped dates or raisins with 3/4 cups sugar, boiling water and vanilla in a small saucepan.
  10. Cook over low heat;stirring constantly until mixture has thickend.
  11. Take pan from heat and let filing cool.
  12. Spread filling over half of cooled cookies topping with the remaining cookies.

Reviews

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I made these for my honey - he remembers these cookies from him childhood. Both my honey and my father think they are excellent - both are HUGE date lovers. They were very easy to make. If you have folks in your family that love dates, these are highly recommended.

sunnylass December 23, 2011

My sister-in-law asked me to find a recipe for cookies she used to make w/ her mom at a logging camp here in MT. I need to make the recipe once or twice and see how my family likes them and if they are the same ones she and her mom used to make. gramma e

gramma e December 07, 2010

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