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Date and Nut Cookies


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  • 2 1/2 cups chopped pitted dates
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 3 eggs, well beaten
  • 4 cups sifted flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon soda



Step 1

Cook dates, sugar and water over low heat until thick.

Add nuts and cool.

Mix cookie dough and chill.

Divide mixture in 2 parts and roll each separately into rectangles a little less than 1/4" thick.

Spread each with date filling and roll like a jelly roll. Chill. Cut with sharp knife about 1/4".

Bake at 400° F for 10-20 minutes.

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