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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cups - butter
  • 1/2 cups - light bown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 cups - granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoons - vanilla
  • 2 - eggs
  • 2 cups - sifted flour
  • - salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons - baking soda
  • 7 1/4 ounces - pkg. pitted dates
  • 1 cups - chopped nuts
  • Directions:

    Cream butter, add brown sugar, 1/2 c gran sugar, vanilla & egg beat until light. Add sifted dry ingredients. Combine until firm enough to roll.

    To make filling: cut dates in small pieces, bring to boil with remaining 1/4 c sugar, dash salt & 1/3 c hot water. Simmer for 5min, stirring often, add nuts, cool.

    Halve dough, roll each half on floured wax paper, into a 9x12 in. rectangle. Spread with filling; roll up tightly from end. Use ruler to make a tight and neat wheel. Wrap in paper; chill overnight.

    Slice 1/8" thick.

    Bake in oven 375 for 10 min.

    Brief Description

    This is a classic family recipe. Wendy has been using this recipe for 42 years!

    Cuisine:  American

    Notes

    Wendy uses walnuts.

    Posted By:

    THodges88

    Posted On:

    May 1, 2021

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