Mary's Date Filled Cookies

READY IN: 18mins
YIELD: 3-5 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix all filling ingredients (except nuts) together over medium heat. Add nuts -- stirring constantly.
  • Once sugars are disolved and mixed with other ingredients, take off heat and let cool.
  • Mix shortening, sugar and eggs thoroughly. Stir in buttermilk. Sift in flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Let chill at least 1 hour.
  • Roll dough in ball and make a thumb print in center of the cookie. Add approx 1 tsp date filling in the hole, then cover top of filling with a small piece of dough patted down lightly.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
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