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“This recipe is from my grandmother who left Russia as a girl to come to Canada. It's the only recipe I have of hers. The original recipe calls for a filling of dates, sugar and water to be boiled with no amounts given. Jam works very well too.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the sour cream with the baking soda.
  2. There are no directions as how to mix the dough but I always do this.
  3. Mix the margarine well with the flour, salt and oatmeal. Add the sour cream mixture and vanilla.
  4. The dough will be wet. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Roll the dough on a floured surface thinly, about 1/3 inch or a bit less. Cut into 2 1/2 to 3 inch rounds and place on cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 4-5 minutes, more or less, not letting the cookies brown too much. I have a fast cooking oven, you may need to allow 8 minutes.
  8. Let cool on the pan a few minutes, then remove cookies from the sheet onto a rack.
  9. When totally cooled, make sandwiches with a date filling, or jam.
  10. I don't know the serving amounts, so guessing.

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