Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2001


Recipe Summary

5 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine dates and water in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat, and cool.

  • Beat butter at medium speed of a mixer until light and fluffy; add sugar, and beat well. Add baby food and egg; beat well.

  • Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; gradually add to butter mixture. Shape dough into a ball. Place dough on a lightly floured surface, and roll into an 18- x 8- inch rectangle. Spread Date Filling over dough, leaving a 1/2-inch margin on sides. Beginning at 1 long edge, roll up dough tightly, jelly-roll fashion; pinch seam to seal. Cut roll in half, and wrap rolls in wax paper; freeze 3 hours or chill 8 hours.

  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Unwrap rolls; cut each roll into 30 (3/8- inch) slices. Place slices on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 13 minutes or just until lightly browned.


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Nutrition Facts

47 calories; fat 1.2g; saturated fat 0.7g; protein 0.6g; carbohydrates 8.8g; cholesterol 6mg; iron 0.3mg; sodium 31mg; calories from fat 23%; fiber 0.4g; calcium 10mg.