Date Cookies

Difficutly: very easy
Time: 20 Min
Portion: 1 serving

1 c. shortening

2 c. packed brown sugar

2 eggs

1/2 c. water, milk, or buttermilk

1 tsp. vanilla

3 1/2 c. sifted flour

1 tsp.  baking soda

1/2 tsp. cinnamon


2 c. dates

3/4 c. sugar

3/4 c. water 

1/2 c. chopped nuts.
Mix well shortening, sugar and eggs.  Stir in water and vanilla.  Sift together and stir in flour, soda, and cinnamon.  Cook until thick, stirring constantly.  Make the filling with 2c. dates, cut small.  3/4 c. sugar and 3/4 c. water.  Add 1/2 c. chopped nuts

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