Foodiewife recently posted..Meatballs and Marinara – Pressure Cooker Style (or slow cooker), these look wonderful love dates enjoy your daughters visit My mom has always skipped this step.) Family recipes are always the best. I love them. Preparation. The grandmother who gave us this awesome cookie recipe was my maternal grandmother. – Judy Betty recently posted..The Best Carrot Cake. Dough. Add the orange juice concentrate Watch it carefully. ¾ cup soft shortening. I want to make these immediately! DATE FILLING COMBINE 2 CUPS OF CHOPPED DATES I would love these, Cathy, for I adore anything with dates!! Using floured 2 1/2-inch round cutter, cut out rounds. Cranberry Morning recently posted..Preparing for Winter – The Woodpile, The orange flavored dough sounds so yummy, Cathy! Saving Money on Grandma’s Old-Fashioned Date … Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack. My Chicago daughter is coming to visit next week and she will gobble these cookies up right out of the freezer. Next time I’ll make sure to let you know. I also made your fantastic date cookies & loved them so much, dear Cathy! When all the little date sandwiches are made brush the tops of the cookies with an egg yolk mixed with 2 teaspoons of water. https://www.southernliving.com/food/holidays-occasions/best-cookies-recipes https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/date-bar-cookies-recipe ½ teaspoon flavoring (vanilla or lemon or a combination of the two) Sprinkle with sanding sugar. Relish these date-filled cookies that are baked to perfection—a great dessert to serve at your party. (Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.) Top with another round cookie (with small hole if you are following original recipe). The recipe card didn’t say how many cookies this makes and I forgot to count. Place whole rounds on ungreased cookie sheet. 12 Days of Christmas Cookies. This makes it easier to crimp the edges with a floured fork. Remove 1 piece of chilled dough from refrigerator, and unwrap. Medjool dates are moist and very sweet, while Deglet Noor are a bit drier, but have a nice nutty flavor. Stir in the 2 Tbsps. Cook for 15-20 minutes until the mixture resembles a thick jam. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and chill for several hours or overnight. Divide dough into 4 pieces; flatten each piece, and wrap in plastic wrap. 5. In half of the rounds, cut out and remove 1-inch round or desired shape of hole from center. Sam @ My Carolina Kitchen recently posted..Barefoot Contessa’s Parmesan Chicken topped with Salad Recipe, What beautiful and delicious cookies – and filled with memories too. These look absolutely delicious, and I love your family cookbook binder – you are inspiring me! © 2013 Cathy Farley. Heat to boiling; boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. I love dates, and am sorely tempted to make these. No Trick. After you’ve tried this recipe, dive into our big collection of Pillsbury™. Meanwhile, place the chopped dates, 1/4 cup granulated sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat. I was looking for a recipe to put the date mixture in, so I'm going to make this and going to rub the date mixture all over the cookie mixture by rolling it out and spreading dates, then roll up and put in wax paper, and chill , then cut into half inch cookies and bake. Date cookies are just the beginning. With fingertips or floured fork, press edges of dough to seal. https://www.homemade-dessert-recipes.com/cookie-recipes.html Beat butter or margarine and shortening with an electric mixer about 30 seconds or until softened. The dough can be made in advance and frozen until you are ready to use. I have recipes for date cookies, this one now being the third. GRANDMA RADEL'S DATE COOKES Cream together shortening, brown sugar,... a saucepan, cook dates, water and sugar until... cookie with … ciaochowlinda recently posted..Pumpkin Spice Cake, These look terrific! Place 1 tablespoon of prepared date filling in the center of each plain cookie bottom. Ingredients: 11 (cinnamon.. dates.. flour.. nuts.. salt.. soda...) 8. Return dough centers and leftover dough to refrigerator for rerolling. Then add the 1/2 cup sugar, the brown sugar, egg, milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, baking soda, and salt. I used a 2-3/4 inch scalloped cookie cutter but a larger one can be used if you like big cookies, or cut a larger circle and fold it over to make a half moon shape. For best results and easy prep, use prepackaged chopped dates for the filling. You sold me on this recipe, and reading the ingredients, I am can see why they are a family favorite. Persian Date-Filled Cinnamon Roll Muffins. Your recipe looks so nice and crispy around the edges, which I love. These are beautiful! We called them birds nest cookies then. I would also caution future bakers to cut your dates small! They are so pretty also. But, as everybody will tell you, this is a winner and a real treasure. 2 eggs. In large bowl, beat softened butter and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, scraping bowl occasionally. Don’t overlook these date-filled cookies—they are a delicious, traditional treat. Combine flour, salt and soda. On low speed, beat in flour and baking soda until well combined, scraping bowl occasionally. Bake for about 9 - 10 minutes, or until the tops of the cookies have crinkles yet are barely dry. In years to come I hope a few of my recipes will be remembered as fondly. My grandmother had a similar recipe, but the cookies had a raisin and nut filling. Even frozen they are soft and chewy with fabulous flavor. But these are great and I will make these. Sophie33 recently posted..Soothing home-made cinnamon tea! Mix on low speed until the flour is almost absorbed by the butter. This is a great cookie to prepare to have on hand in case of last minute company, or housewarming gift. In a standing mixer on medium speed, cream together butter and brown sugar. https://fabulesslyfrugal.com/recipes/grandma-dorothys-date-bars-recipe Preheat oven to 350 F. In large bowl, combine first 4 ingredients; beat well. Add flour and soda; mix well. water. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. On work surface generously sprinkled with flour, roll out dough with floured rolling pin to 1/8 inch thick. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, mix Filling ingredients. rebecca recently posted..Thai Basil Lemonade, Yep, there is real need to have this recipe passed on, but I am biased because I am very fond of dates. Preheat oven to 350°F. You can make them any size you wish or you can cut out large circles and fold the little pies in half...whatever you prefer. Gives it a twist. …so, you will make this cookbook of yours available to be purchased when? MORE+ From Gordon R. Watson, Tomball. Use a well-floured fork to crimp the edges of the cookie to seal in the filling. (They will look a little underdone.) Thanks for sharing this recipe! There are so many different types of cookies for you to try! Marilyn recently posted..My Camera’s for Play. Add egg and mix well. Line one or more baking sheets with parchment. Mix in a sauce pan the dates, sugar and TBSP of flour, water, and lemon juice. LESS-, © 2020 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved. Pour bourbon over the ice and garnish with the orange slice and maraschino cherry. These cookies are delicious and I don’t even like dates! They used old irons on a gas stove, but now we have the convenience of electric pizzelle irons. thick cream and l teaspoons vanilla. Makes three dozen cookies. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/9612/oatmeal-date-cookies Adding these to my list! I used a 2-3/4 inch scalloped cookie cutter. Preheat oven to 350°F. They may be old fashioned but they are absolutely sensational! They were perfect with some fresh tea! Dough will be soft. I knew I would probably leave out something but never thought it would be one of our most favorite and time tested recipes. https://melissaknorris.com/old-fashioned-italian-date-nut-bars-recipe Stir in the 2 Tbsps. What Monique said. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt, and add alternately to sugar mixture with milk and vanilla. https://www.bigoven.com/recipe/grandmas-date-filled-cookies/708447 Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, 5-8 minutes or until dates are softened. Spoon 1 generous teaspoonful cooled filling onto center of each round; top with cut out dough round. There are a bunch of different varieties of dates, but the ones you probably see the most often at your grocery store are Medjool and Deglet Noor. All good. Stir to combine, then place the ice cubes in the glass. Place flour in a bowl and whisk in the salt, cinnamon and cloves. I love dates. Beautiful! Store in an airtight container for up to a week. Refrigerate unbaked cookies Cook this for about 5 minutes on a medium heat, until all are blended well. I’m thinking it was about four dozen. Linda recently posted..Gourmet Delight, My mother made these every Christmas when I was growing up. It’s easy to handle  without the addition of much flour needed to roll it out, it holds its shape during baking, and the moisture in the date filling keeps it soft for several days. Reduce heat to low; simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture is darkened in color and thickens slightly. Have a great weekend. Beat in vanilla and eggs until well blended. ~Judy Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Meanwhile, repeat steps on assembling and baking with each portion of refrigerated dough, refrigerated leftover dough and remaining filling. Heat oven to 350°F. It’s probably a good thing there aren’t a plate of them sitting in front of me now. Count me in! Heat oven to 350 degrees. OLD FASHIONED THUMBPRINT COOKIES . Those are beautiful. Combine 3/4 cup butter, sugar, water, and dates in 3-quart saucepan. There is something vaguely familiar about this cookie, maybe from my childhood. Cool cookies completely, about 1 hour. OLD FASHIONED 4 INGREDIENT SHORTBREAD RECIPE. I adore date cookies…but now I’m craving date/orange cookies , yummmmm I make something similar to this with mincemeat, the date sounds delicious. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Susan recently posted..Skillet Brownie Pie ~ Treat! Bet they are divine! The first is Mamoul which is similar to this using a mold. Pour the simple syrup, water, and bitters into a whiskey glass. Pour filling mixture into small bowl; refrigerate uncovered until ready to use (mixture will thicken as it cools). The brown sugar cookie dough is something that legends are made out of. Melissa recently posted..White Chocolate Candy Cane Drop Cookies. Aren’t passed down family recipes the best? xxx Add about half of the flour. Monique recently posted..My last bouquet..was Oct 25th~and some ornaments~. In mixing bowl: Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. I wouldn’t even  guess  how many times this recipe has been made over the years. Add to the flour mixture and mix until well combine. They look so good. Bring mixture to a boil then reduce heat to low and simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Refrigerate unbaked cookies for 15-20 minutes, the bake in a 375 degree F oven for 10-12 minutes. The secret to the shiny, very pretty top crust is using an egg yolk wash. A French trained pastry chef friend of mine told me that she uses a wash made of an egg yolk, a tablespoon of water and a pinch of sugar for many of her baked good to achieve that very professional looking shine. Gently press down on the top to flatten the cookie JUST A LITTLE BIT. I love date cookies- these will definitely be on my list for holiday baking! STEP 1. The grandmother I always talk about as being a great cook lived in a cottage on the farm where I grew up…she was my dad’s mother. In large bowl, beat softened butter and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, scraping bowl Marigene recently posted..A Table For The Squirrels! DIRECTIONS. Add eggs and beat until mixture is pale and thick - about 2 minutes. She wasn’t an accomplished cook and this recipe is her entire culinary legacy to her family. Cream the butter and sugars in a stand mixer until light and fluffy. I love dates, but not crazy about figs or raisins! To help get cutout cookies off the surface to the cookie sheet, lightly press back of the cookie spatula in flour and slide under cookie dough for easy lifting. JG recently posted..Freezing Butternut Squash. The second is made with puff pastry from an LA bakery. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Place a generous teaspoon of date filling on a dough circle and top with another piece of dough. Mix in a sauce pan the dates, sugar and TBSP of flour, water, and lemon juice. Store covered in airtight container. This must be an English recipe, my nana made these little cookies all the time. This recipe was adapted from one that my Italian-born mother and grandmother followed. Combine water, 1/4 cup brown sugar and dates in 1-quart saucepan. Mix together the shortening, sugar, and eggs. Nice looking cookies, Cathy…I have some Medjools, but don’t think it is enough to make these until I go shopping. These Old Fashioned Date Pinwheels are soft, chewy cinnamon brown sugar cookies with a pecan date filling! These look amazing and remind me of things my great aunt use to make for family dinners. Sam Divide the chilled dough in half and roll out one piece to a thickness of ¼ inch. Heat oven to 375°F. Add the egg, orange juice concentrate and vanilla and combine well. Sam @ My Carolina Kitchen recently posted.. Gouda Cheese Cauliflower Soup and a Visit to a Dutch Cheese Shop, My last bouquet..was Oct 25th~and some ornaments~, Barefoot Contessa’s Parmesan Chicken topped with Salad Recipe, Meatballs and Marinara – Pressure Cooker Style (or slow cooker), A Little Beach Therapy at the Oregon Coast, Oregon’s Scenic Columbia Gorge and Multnomah Falls, Portland’s International Rose Test Gardens at Washington Park, Softy Brittle – My Favorite Peanut Brittle, Nurnberger Lebkuchen ~ German Gingerbread, Cruising Through Europe – Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Apple Oatmeal Cake and a Little of This and That. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Cathy Farley and Wives With Knives with appropriate and specific direction ("links") to the original content. Thanks so much, Cathy, for sharing another wonderful family treasure. Oh well…the great thing about the book format I chose is that it is a ring binder and additional recipes can be printed and added to the book at any time. What pretty cookies and the crimping is very nice. 1 cup sugar. Add the flour, baking soda, and salt. (Recipe recommends cutting a small hole in the center of half the cookies for the top with a thimble. Refrigerate about 3 hours or until dough is firm and cold. Relish these date-filled cookies that are baked to perfection—a great dessert to serve at your party. With this easy 4 ingredient shortbread cookies recipe you’ll soon find yourself making these cookies more often than the holiday season! Sweeten up your day with these favorite brownie recipes. —Elizabeth Schwartz, Trevorton, Pennsylvania There are no social login steps defined in Sitecore for this flow! STEP 2. 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