2 1/4 - cups dates
1 - cup white sugar
1 - cup water
1 - cup nuts
In a large mixing bowl, add
shortening, brown sugar, eggs, flour, salt, and baking soda.
Chill for 2 hours. Roll out and cut.
Boil dates, brown sugar,
and water, until thick. Add nuts. Chill.
Put 1/2 to 1 teaspoon
filling between cookies. Place on greased baking sheet and
bake at 400 F for 30 minutes or until done.
Pennsylvania Dutch Did You Know?
The first major emigration of Germans to America resulted in the
founding of the Borough of Germantown in northwest Philadelphia
County, Pennsylvania in 1683-1685.