Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies I Recipe

Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies I Recipe
Ingredients date,white sugar,salt,water,lemon,lemon juice,walnut,flour,baking powder,baking soda,salt,butter,white sugar,brown sugar,egg,vanilla

Directions Chop pitted dates in food chopper. Place dates into small saucepan and add 1/4 cup sugar, dash of salt, and 1 1/4 cups of water. Cook, stirring constantly until mixture is of a soft consistency. Remove from heat.**Add grated lemon rind, lemon juice, and chopped nuts. Mix well and chill.**Cream together 3/4 cup butter and gradually add 1/2 cup white sugar and 1cup lightly packed brown sugar. Beat well. Beat 2 eggs until thick and add to creamed mixture part at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla.**Measure into a sifter 3 1/2 cups flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon baking soda, and 3/4 teaspoon of salt. Sift together twice. Sift dry ingredients into creamed mixture about 1/4 at a time. Combine thoroughly after each addition. Chill until firm.**Divide dough into 3 parts. Roll out 1 part at a time into a rectangle. Spread with date filling. Roll up jelly roll fashion in waxed paper. Chill several hours.**Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).**With sharp knife, slice 1/4 inch thick slices off of rolls and place on greased cookie sheets. Bake 10 – 13 minutes. Let cool.**
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