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Date Filled Oatmeal Cookies

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“This makes a huge batch, cut the recipe in half if desired. These cookies are best if they sit for a couple of days to soften. They freeze well also. From Company's Coming Cookie cookbook.”
84 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar together well.
  2. Slowly mix in milk.
  3. Add remaining ingredients.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Chill for 1 hour.
  6. Roll out fairly thin on lightly floured board.
  7. Cut into 2 1/2-inch rounds.
  8. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  9. Bake in 350°F oven for 8-10 minutes.
  10. Cool.
  11. Fill with Date Filling, to form a sandwich.
  12. For date filling: combine dates, sugar and water in saucepan.
  13. Bring to a boil.
  14. Simmer, stirring often, until mushy and thickened.
  15. Add more water if too dry, or simmer longer if too runny.
  16. Cool and spread between cookies.

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