Rating: 4 stars
21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

This recipe calls for dates, but you could substitute raisins or mincemeat.

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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • In a small saucepan over low heat, mix dates, sugar and 1/2 cup of water. Bring to a boil, and cook for 15 minutes, or until thick and smooth. Set aside to cool.

  • Cream butter and brown sugar together until smooth. Gradually mix in flour, baking soda, and salt. Add the oatmeal and mix well. Stir in 2 to 4 tablespoons of water. Form the dough into a ball and refrigerate for 15 minutes.

  • On a floured surface, roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness and cut into 2 inch rounds. Place 1/2 of the rounds on cookie sheets. Spoon date mixture in the center of each round and top with another round. Press edges firmly together.

  • Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until browned.

Nutrition Facts

129 calories; protein 1.6g; carbohydrates 22.1g; fat 4.2g; cholesterol 10.2mg; sodium 90.6mg. Full Nutrition
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