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Esther's Date Filled Cookies

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Category: Cookies, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Box light brown sugar
  • 1 c Shortening
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 ts Salt
  • 4 c Flour
  • 2 ts Soda
  • 2 ts Baking powder


1 lg Package dates; chopped
1 1/2 c Sugar
1 1/4 c Water
2 ts Lemon juice
1 pn Salt
1 c Nuts; chopped

Cream sugar and shortening together. Add eggs one at a time, beating after
each addition. Stir in remaining ingredients. Mix well. Roll in balls;
place on greased cookie sheet and flatten very thin with a glass. Place
teaspoon of filling (see below) on one cookie and place another cookie on

Bake at 350F for 8 minutes.


Cook dates, sugar and water until thick. Add lemon juice and salt. Stir in
nuts. Cool filling. Put two cookies together with this filling.

Yields about 50 cookies.

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