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Date Pinwheels

Published: Friday, August 9, 2019

Elkhart Co. Fair "Senior Citizen Cookie" Contest
~3rd Place, Formed ~
Margaret Prough, Goshen

1 c. white sugar

1 c. brown sugar

1 c. lard

3 eggs

4 c. flour

½ tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. cloves

1 tsp. soda

1 tsp. cinnamon

½ tsp. salt

1 c. dates, chopped

1 c. hot water

Nuts of your choice

Mix white sugar, brown sugar, lard and eggs, beating until light.

Add flour, baking powder, cloves, soda, cinnamon and salt.

Soften dates in hot water then add to mixture. Roll dough. Spread date mixture on dough and sprinkle with nuts. Roll into a roll and chill. Slice and bake on a greased sheet at 400°for 10-12 minutes.

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