Dropped Date Filled Cookies

Recipe by Mimi in Maine
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 40 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Make the filling first by putting the dates, sugar, and water in a saucepan and cook slowly,stirring constantly till thickened; add the nuts and cool.
  • COOKIE BATTER:.
  • Mix shortening, sugar, and eggs thoroughly.
  • Stir in water and vanilla.
  • Add the flour, salt, soda, and cinnamon; mix well.
  • Drop by teaspoons on ungreased sheet.
  • Place a teaspoon of the date filling on top of the dropped dough and then a tiny bit of dough on top of the filling.
  • Bake till lightly browned and done in a 375 degree oven for 8-10 minutes.
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