Date Nut Filled Cookies

Recipe by Deb Wolf
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 60
YIELD: 60 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • To prepare Filling:.
  • Combine dates, water and sugar in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat until thick. Cool; add nuts.
  • To prepare Cookie Dough:.
  • Cream butter, add sugar and beat until light.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time; add vanilla.
  • Sift together flour, salt, soda and cinnamon. Add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk.
  • Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto buttered baking sheet 2" apart. Make a shallow indent in each cookie. Place a scant teaspoon of filling in indent. Cover with 1/2 teaspoon of dough.
  • Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove to wire rack to cool.
  • Store between layers of wax paper in tightly covered container.