Date Pinwheels

Date Pinwheels

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • Cookie Dough:

  • 1

    cup butter

  • 1

    cup brown sugar

  • 1

    cup white sugar

  • 2

    eggs, beaten

  • 4

    cups flour

  • 1

    teaspoon baking soda

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • Filling:

  • 1

    pound chopped and pitted dates

  • ½

    cup sugar

  • ½

    cup water

  • 1

    cup nuts

Directions

For the filling, combine dates, sugar and water. Cook, stirring over low heat for five minutes until hot and well blended into paste. For the dough, beat butter until creamy. Beat in sugars and then eggs. Blend in dry ingredients. Cover and chill one hour or longer. Divide dough in half. On floured cupboard, roll one portion into rectangle 1/4 inch thick. Stir nuts into date mixture and spread 1/2 over the dough leaving a 1-inch border free of filling. Roll as for cinnamon rolls. Cut roll in half, wrap in wax paper and refrigerate one hour or more. To bake, cut in 1/4 inch slices. Bake for eight minutes at 375 degrees .


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