DATE PINWHEELS


Happy Tasty Tuesday friends! That’s right! Tasty Tuesday is back for one very special holiday recipe! There are a couple of holiday sweet treats my mom makes, that I request every year. Those are her white sour cream fudge and these Date Pinwheels! This recipe is from one of my favorite cookbooks that I used to love browsing through when I was a little girl. They are just the right amount of soft cookie and chewy date filling!



I cannot even tell you how much I love these. And truth is, these photos are from last year when I forgot to share this recipe and I didn’t get enough of them because I was eating the cookies so fast. I have included a photo of the ingredients and my mom and I are happy to share the recipe with you.


She hasn’t made them for me yet this year but I am anxiously awaiting them and so are my taste buds. But she did take a pic of all the ingredients for these, you will LOVE them!!
 

What you'll need

DATE PINWHEELS
INGREDIENTS
3/4 lb pitted dates, chopped
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup water
1 cup light brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS
Cook dates, sugar and water, stirring constantly, until thickened; cool.
Mix brown sugar, shortening, butter, egg and vanilla until smooth. Stir in flour and salt. Divide dough into halves. Roll each half in a rectangle, 11x7 inches, on waxed paper. Spread half the date filling on each rectangle. Roll up tightly, beginning at 11-inch side. Pinch edge of dough into the roll to seal. Wrap and refrigerate at least 4 hours. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Cut rolls into ¼ inch slices. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until light brown, about 12 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Makes about 5 dozen.


Hope you enjoy a sweet treat today my sweet friends!!


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19 comments:

  1. Yay! A special Tasty Tuesday. These look great. I love seeing the recipes that families have as a tradition. Now I'm curious about the sour cream fudge too!

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  2. Yum! These look wonderful and so tasty! I am still debating whether or not to bake cookies this year and if so, what type and how many. I always make too much and I seem to be the one doing all the eating!
    xo,
    Kellyann

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  3. What a festive little treat!

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  4. These look delicious! Thanks for sharing this recipe Andrea.

    https://www.kathrineeldridge.com

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  5. Wow these sound amazing. I love dates!

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  6. These sound so good. I love dates! I bet these are so chewy gooey and delicious.

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  7. I'm so glad you brought back Tasty Tuesday! I love dates and these pinwheels sound and look delicious!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

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  8. So interesting. i've never used dates before... i've always been scared to try it. But I may give it a go - these look amazing

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  9. These date pinwheels look and sound so good. Thanks for the recipe to make them!

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  10. Yay toTasty Tuesday being back! Those pinwheels look delicious too!! Xo, Caroline

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  11. These look delicious! I always enjoy your Tasty Tuesday posts. Pinned.

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  12. I love how beautiful pinwheel cookies are! They look so pretty on a cookie plate! And these sound so delicious too!

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  13. Yum. I love dates. These sound simple and good!

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  14. My grandma used to make these and my mom has her recipe. I need to ask her for it and compare it to yours. I love love love date pinwheels! I feel like not only are they delicious, but they are pretty cookies too. And something different than the usual.

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  15. These look delicious. I'm just curious if these are from the Betty Crocker Cookie Cookbook from the 1960's? My mom had it, and I just loved looking through it. Now I have it, and need to use it more often!

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  16. These look pretty tasty! It's always great having recipes from the past that bring back so many memories.

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  17. I've only just started appreciating dates, and I bet these would be delicious in my tummy!!
    XOOX
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  18. These look yummy. I have never had them and think I will have to add them to our baking plans for next week. 😋

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