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2013 cookie swap: Helen's oatmeal cookies

2013 cookie swap: Helen's oatmeal cookies Author: Style At Home

Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap

2013 cookie swap: Helen's oatmeal cookies

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Ingredients

Cookies
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups quick cooking oatmeal

Filling
  • 2 cups chopped dates
  • 3/4 cup water (or more as needed)
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Directions

For cookies
1 Add all ingredients together to form a dough.

2 Spoon onto cookie sheet.

3 Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes.

2 Let cool. Then put together with date filling.

For filling
1 Add chopped dates and water together in a pot and cook until smooth paste forms, then add in vanilla.
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2013 cookie swap: Helen's oatmeal cookies