Grandma's Date Filled Cookies

Recipe by Epi-curious
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READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 24 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix in a sauce pan the dates, sugar and TBSP of flour, water, and lemon juice. Cook this for about 5 minutes on a medium heat, until all are blended well.
  • Mix together the shortening, sugar, and eggs.
  • Stir in the 2 Tbsps. thick cream and l teaspoons vanilla.
  • Sift together the 2 1/2 cups of flour, baking soda and salt. Add to shortening mix to form dough.
  • Chill dough for at least 1 to 2 hours.
  • Roll out dough in thin layers in small batches and cut with round cookie cutter.
  • Put mixture (about a tbsp.) in the center between 2 thin cookies pressed together.
  • Bake at 350 degrees on lightly greased sheet pan for 8-10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.
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