Date Pinwheel Cookies

Date Pinwheel Cookies

1 pound dates cut fine
1 cup nuts
½ cup sugar
¾ cup water

Cook dates, water and sugar until thick
Add nuts


1 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 tsp vanilla
3 eggs
½ tsp soda
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
4 cups flour sifted together

Cream shortening and sugars
Add Vanilla and eggs and beat
Add soda, salt, baking powder and flour
Divide in two parts and roll-out on floured board
Spread date mixture on dough and roll as for jellyroll
Chill four hours or overnight
Slice and bake at 350 for 8 – 10 minutes


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